amphibious operation


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Due to the size of the operation, the Germans were unable to prevent the Russians from learning of preparations for an amphibious operation.
51) That is, the goal of improving Japan's ability to defend its offshore islands and conduct amphibious operations specifically envisions a JSDF that can operate more effectively and efficiently with American counterparts.
For details of the Marine personnel running various sections of the embarkation control group, see Lynn Montross, "The Hungnam Evacuation: Amphibious Operation in Reverse," Marine Corps Gazette (December 1951), pp.
In no arena of conflict did the Union hold greater advantage than in its ability to assert naval force and conduct amphibious operations, and no operation in the entire Civil War better illustrates the Union's ability to leverage amphibious power projection than the assault on Fort Fisher at the mouth of the Cape Fear River.
For his part, Doyle found that "Sherman knew little, if anything, about amphibious operations.
For instance, without knowledge of tidal conditions, currents, the composition and slope of a beach, or the location of underwater obstructions and mines, amphibious operations can be doomed to failure before they begin.
The aircraft were designed as land-based planes, but they could be fitted with pontoons for water landings and takeoffs at the many stops where amphibious operation was necessary.
Future contracts for the production of additional AN/SPS-67 Radar Systems based on the new design are anticipated by the company, with installations on more than 100 existing ships, including amphibious operation ships and Aegis destroyers.
These systems operate in harbors, coastal areas and shallow water regions for surveillance and amphibious operation missions.
These vans are deployed near shorelines for the defense of harbors and coastal regions, as well as for amphibious operation area surveillance.
This daring amphibious operation was conceived by General of the Army Douglas MacArthur.
The landings in June 1944 to establish Allied troops on Normandy soil was the largest amphibious operation in history.
For the post-WWII period, in addition to a chapter on Korea, Ian Speller traces the development of the British seaborne and airborne doctrinal concept through the 1956 Suez amphibious operation that demonstrated that mere maneuver is not the same as maneuver warfare, and then the 1961 reinforcement of Kuwait to forestall an Iraqi invasion.
More than 370 South Korean troops, including Marines, re-enacted the 1950 amphibious operation after organisers laid a wreath at the statue of its mastermind, US General Douglas MacArthur.
Argentina's invasion of the Falklands Islands in 1982 prompted Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher to gamble everything on a risky, amphibious operation thousands of miles from friendly bases.
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