landing force
A Marine Corps or Army task organization formed to conduct amphibious operations. The landing force, together with the amphibious task force and other forces, constitute the amphibious force. Also called LF. See also amphibious force; amphibious operation; amphibious task force; task organization.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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