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Synonyms for amphibious

relating to or characteristic of animals of the class Amphibia


operating or living on land and in water

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Amphibious Vehicle market worldwide is projected to grow by US$2.2 Billion, guided by a compounded growth of 9.3%.
The amphibious brigade, Japan's first active marine unit since the war, would be used as a defensive force in case China makes a move to take the Senkaku Islands located between Taiwan and Japan in the East China Sea.
"The ACV has proven to be a versatile platform capable of numerous configurations to meet current and future mission requirements," said John Swift, director of amphibious programs at BAE Systems.
In one photo, five amphibious vehicles were seen lining up to reboard Type 072 landing ships.
The amphibious landing exercise held in the coastal town of San Antonio in Zambales was part of the two-week Balikatan exercises, the largest of the 281 security cooperation activities of the Philippines and US.
Vidallon, the Public Affairs Officer of Balikatan 2019 for the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) side, said this year's amphibious exercise was participated by personnel from the Philippine Navy, Philippine Marine Corps (PMC) and their counterparts from the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps.
In this April 5, 219 photo, the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) (center) maneuvers alongside the Philippine Navy landing platform dock BRP Tarlac (LD 601) and offshore patrol vessel BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PS 16) in support of Exercise Balikatan 2019.
Amphibious warships must be able to sail in harm's way and provide a rapid buildup of combat power ashore in the face of opposition.
"The F-35B is a significant enhancement in theater amphibious and air warfighting capability, operational flexibility and tactical supremacy," said Vice Adm.
Makin Island, one of the Navy's most advanced and largest amphibious ships, is designed to deliver Marines and their equipment where they are needed to support a variety of missions ranging from amphibious assaults to humanitarian relief efforts.
LONDON, June 20, 2018 - (ACN Newswire) - In the frame of the contract awarded by the US Marine Corps to BAE Systems' team for the manufacture of the next generation of Amphibious Combat Vehicles (ACV), CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) subsidiary Iveco Defence Vehicles will provide its 8x8 amphibious armored platform design, core components and services.
Due to this geography, most Russian ground force vehicles have some amphibious capability and can ford water.
NAVSUP FLC Pearl Harbor Regional Mail Center processed and delivered over 25,000 pounds of mail to Sailors and Marines of the America Amphibious Ready Group (ARG)/15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) during the final port call of the ARG/MEU's deployment in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in January.
CUTS to the Royal Marines and the ability to carry out amphibious operations would significantly undermine the UK's security, MPs have warned in a strongly-worded report.
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