Amphibious Warfare Ship Definition -

amphibious warfare ship

Term Source: JP 3-02 (Amphibious Operations) ?

1.) A combatant ship having organic capability to embark, land, and support landing forces in amphibious operations and which has characteristics enabling long duration operations on the high seas.

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


Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-02: Amphibious Operations, updated July 2014 View source document

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

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