landing ship
An assault ship which is designed for long sea voyages and for rapid unloading over and on to a beach.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • Landing Ship — Embarcation de débarquement Une embarcation de débarquement (ou Landing Craft en anglais) est un navire de guerre léger spécialisé dans les opérations de débarquement amphibie, c’est à dire la mise à terre de troupes et d unités de l armée de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • landing ship — {n.} A ship built to land troops and army equipment on a beach for an invasion. * /The landing ship came near the beach, doors in the bow opened, and marines ran out./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • landing ship — {n.} A ship built to land troops and army equipment on a beach for an invasion. * /The landing ship came near the beach, doors in the bow opened, and marines ran out./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • landing\ ship — noun A ship built to land troops and army equipment on a beach for an invasion. The landing ship came near the beach, doors in the bow opened, and marines ran out …   Словарь американских идиом

  • landing ship — desantinis laivas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Jūrų desanto atakos laivas, skirtas ilgoms jūrų kelionėms ir greitam iškrovimui į krantą ar prie kranto. atitikmenys: angl. landing ship pranc. bâtiment de débarquement …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • landing ship — noun a sea going military light ferry designed to assault shores that are held against them, and disembark forces directly onto the shore See Also: landing craft, LC, landing platform dock, LPD …   Wiktionary

  • landing-ship — landˈing ship noun A ship whose forward part can be let down in order to put vehicles ashore • • • Main Entry: ↑land …   Useful english dictionary

  • landing ship — any of various ships designed for transporting troops and heavy equipment in amphibious warfare, capable of making assault landings directly onto a beach. [1940 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • landing ship — noun : any of numerous ocean going naval vessels designed for amphibious landings * * * any of various ships designed for transporting troops and heavy equipment in amphibious warfare, capable of making assault landings directly onto a beach.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Landing Ship Medium — were amphibious assault ships of the United States Navy in the World War II. Of comparable size to Landing Ship, Tank and the Landing Craft, Infantry, there were 558 LSM (Landing Ship, Medium) made for the USN between 1944 and 1945. The majority… …   Wikipedia

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