Air-capable Ship Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

air-capable ship

1.) A ship other than an aircraft carrier, nuclear; amphibious assault ship (general purpose); or amphibious assault ship (multipurpose) from which aircraft can take off, be recovered, or routinely receive and transfer logistic support.

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In the United States, military vocabulary is standardized by the Department of Defence. These terms are used by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.

Term Classification: operations

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Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-04: Joint Shipboard Helicopter and Tiltrotor Aircraft Operations, updated December 2012 View source document

This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015


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