AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT SHIPS (LHA, LHD)
- STRATEGIC SEALIFT PROGRAM. // Sea Power;Jan2015, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p46
The article discusses the U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command (MSC)'s Strategic Sealift Program including Maritime Prepositioning Force (MPF), Army Prepositioned Stocks Afloat (APS-3), and Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) Ships with displacement and performance. Topics discussed include capability...
- New amphib christened. // Marines;Jul96, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p29
Reports on the christening of the amphibious assault ship Bataan in Mississippi. Aim of commemorating the heroic defense of the Bataan Peninsula in the Philippines by US Armed Forces and Filipino forces during the early days of World War II; Features and capabilities of the ship.
- How Many Marines Will Fit in San Antonio? // Marines;Jan-Mar2003, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p8
Reports on the schedule of the U.S. Marines to embark aboard amphibious transport dock San Antonio by late 2004. Features of the ship; Capacity.
- Resetting the Corps. WITTMAN, AMY L. // Sea Power;Sep2011, Vol. 54 Issue 9, p4
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various articles within the issue on topics including the refurbishment of U.S. Marine Corps equipment, Amphibious Combat Vehicle, and how the Field Medical Training Battalion (FMTB) teaches Navy corpsmen to be doctors.
- Give the 'Gators Sharper Teeth. Carpenter, Lieutenant Scott A. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Sep99, Vol. 125 Issue 9, p104
Discusses amphibious assault ships of the United States Marine Corps. Objectives; Operations; Combat capabilities; Technologies used; Aviation and undersea operations.
- SEA MONSTERS. // Marines;Jul/Aug2011, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p54
The article reports on the U.S. Marines of Echo Company, Battalion Landing Team, and the Romanian Marines aboard amphibious assault vehicles at Capu Midia, waiting to return to the USS Whidbey Island for an amphibious raid.
- Marines Test Bilge Treatment System. // Pollution Engineering;Aug2000, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p15
Focuses on the on-board filtering system of the United States Marine Corps' Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle. Efforts of the US Marines to treat bilge water; List of bilge water contaminants; Use of MYCLEX technology in the filter system to remove organic compounds and metals in the water.
- The good life. Bradley, Mark E. // Marines;May96, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p22
Describes USS Peleliu landing helicopter assault vessel of the US Marine Corps. Capabilities; Facilities for upgrading quality of life in sea combat; Safety components.
- AAAV earns Packard award. // Marines;Jun98, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p5
Reports that the United States Marine Corps Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAAV) Program was named a recipient of the David Packard Excellence in Acquisition Award. What the award recognizes; Details on the AAAV Program.