Aircraft Carrier Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
1.) A warship designed to support and operate aircraft, engage in attacks on targets afloat or ashore, and engage in sustained operations in support of other forces.
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Term Classification: operations
Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
Term sourced from JP 3-32: Command and Control for Joint Maritime Operations, updated August 2013 View source document
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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