Aircraft and ships

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Aircraft and ships
2012-05-02 13:27:44
Aircraft fighters cargo bomber attack patrol helicopter ships combatant carrier auxiliary support amphibious

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  1. Aircraft Carrier
    a warship designed with a primary mission of deploying and recovering aircraft, acting as a seagoing airbase
  2. Amphibious Warfare Type Ships
    All Ships having organic capability for amphibious assault and characteristics long duration operations on the high seas
  3. Support Type Ships
    A grouping of ships designed to operate in the open ocean in a variety of sea states to provide general support to either combatant forces or shore based establishments. (Includes smaller auxiliaries which by the nature of their duties, leave inshore waters)
  4. Surface Combatant Type
    Large, heavily armed, surface ships that are designed primarily to engage enemy forces on the high seas
  5. Fighter aircraft
    a fixed-wing aircraft designed primarily for air-to-air combat with other aircraft
  6. Attack/Bomber aircraft
    a rotary-wing aircraft designed to attack ground and sea targets, by dropping bombs on them, or, by launching cruise missiles at them
  7. Cargo aircraft
    a fixed-wing aircraft designed or converted for the carriage of goods, rather than passengers
  8. Patrol aircraft
    a fixed-wing aircraft designed to operate for long duration's over water in maritime patrol roles - in particular anti-submarine, anti-ship and search and rescue
  9. Helicopter
    a type of roto-craft in which lift and thrust are supplied by one or more engine driven rotors