battle fleet

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a fleet of warships prepared for battle

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17 November 1924: USS Langley reports for duty with Battle Fleet.
Horowitz tests the theory for four relatively recent innovations in warfare: nuclear weapons, battle fleet warfare, carrier warfare, and suicide bombing.
As we're aware, the government and whitehat security terrorists across the world continue to dominate and control our Internet ocean- Our Lulz Lizard battle fleet is now declaring immediate and unremitting war on the freedom-snatching moderators of 2011," LulzSec said.
After operating for two years in an experimental role testing aircraft and carrier equipment, training pilots, and developing operating techniques, on 29 November 1924, Langley joined the Battle Fleet at San Diego, Calif.
Does the number of warships we have and are building really put America at risk when the US battle fleet is larger than the next 13 navies combined, 11 of which belong to allies and partners?
battle fleet has shrunk since the end of the Cold War, the rest of the world's navies have shrunk even more.
Convoy PQ17 was heading to Russia carrying desperately-needed tanks, vehicles and bombers, plus ammunition, when the Admiralty in London received information that the German battleship Tirpitz and a strong battle fleet was trying to intercept them.
And there was always our great, grey battle fleet, ruling that strip of water separating us from the Continent.
Battle Fleet was published at the end of last year and in it Sam becomes a midshipman aboard Nelson's Victory and takes part in the Battle of Trafalgar.
The shipwrecks include battleships, cruisers and destroyers from the German High Seas battle fleet scuttled towards the end of World War One.
Building the steam navy; dockyards, technology, and the creation of the Victorian battle fleet, 1830-1906.
On the outbreak of war, the Battle Fleet under Admiral Sir John Jellicoe moved to Scapa Flow and Vice-Admiral Sir David Beatty's Battle Cruiser Fleet to Rosyth.
Pearl Harbor proved that American strategy makers were pygmies when the Japanese decimated the US battle fleet.
battle fleet, entirely concentrated in the Atlantic, could be transferred intact as a fighting force from one ocean to the other if the need arose, something Roosevelt knew the British and Germans (and presumably the Japanese as well) did not believe possible.
Daily Mirror editor Piers Morgan said: "I'm delighted that we have won Mr Burrell's extraordinary story in the most ferocious battle Fleet Street has fought this century.