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- Amphibious warfare : The set of techniques, equipment, specialized units, and methods of training needed to move troops across water, and deliver them to land, ready for immediate combat.
- United States Navy : That part of the United States Department of Defense responsible for combat on, over, and under water
- Royal Navy : By long naval tradition, when there is no qualifier but "Royal", the navy being discussed is that of the United Kingdom.
- Amphibious Assault Ship : When used as a proper noun phrase, the largest class of amphibious warfare ship, able to operate large numbers of helicopters, and usually at least some types of landing craft; they look like aircraft carriers
- Landing Platform Dock : (LPD) Large amphibious warfare ships with both an internal dock that can be flooded to allow smaller landing craft to swim out, as well as a flight deck for helicopters and STOVL aircraft
- Landing Ship Dock : A seagoing amphibious warfare ship with a well deck that can be flooded to let landing craft enter and leave under their own power, but without the ability to operate large numbers of helicopters
- Expeditionary Strike Group : ESG: An unit of United States Navy surface and subsurface combatants, combined with the amphibious warfare capability of an Amphibious Ready Group (ARG)
- Carrier Battle Group : Add brief definition or description
- Colonel : A fairly senior military rank, typically commanding the largest tactical unit such as a brigade or regiment, and ranking just below general officers
- Captain (naval) : The naval rank of the commanding officer of a larger naval vessel; the senior naval rank below the flag officers
- Commodore (naval) : Military rank used in many navies for officers whose position exceeds that of a navy captain, but is less than that of a rear admiral.