Littoral Combat Ship/Related Articles
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- Littoral (military) : In a military context, waterways where relatively light shore-based weapons are potential threats, and in water shallow enough to change the "blue ocean" techniques for submarine warfare.
- Littoral warfare : Air, sea, subsurface, and land warfare that takes place in waters near a coast, or on coastal land areas.
- United States Navy : That part of the United States Department of Defense responsible for combat on, over, and under water
- Anti-surface warfare : (ASuW) In the context of naval warfare, the mission of attacking surface vessels, from small boats to supertankers and aircraft carriers, from platforms under naval command and control
- Anti-submarine warfare : (ASW) In the context of naval warfare, the mission of attacking underwater vessels, from platforms under naval command and control.
- Mine warfare : An area of military technology and doctrine, which deals with the development, use of, defense against, and removal of land mines, improvised explosive devices, and sea mines. These devices are characterized by being distributed prior to the presence of an adversary; the mines trigger either by sensing the enemy, or by command from friendly forces.
- Freedom-class : Littoral Combat Ship class developed by Lockheed Martin; smaller hangar and payload bay than Independence (littoral combat ship)-class but has full-sized vertical launch system
- Independence (littoral combat ship)-class : Littoral Combat Ship class developed by General Dynamics; partial trimaran hull; larger hangar & payload bay than Freedom-class but has no vertical launch system
- MQ-8 : A multipurpose unmanned aerial vehicle, in the form of a helicopter with relatively long endurance, whose functions include surveillance and communications relay
- MH-60 Seahawk : A family of light transport helicopters used by the U.S. services, including the standard troop carrier UH-60 Blackhawk, naval rescue and surface/subsurface warfare, and the MH-60 special operations variant that is not really a Black Helicopter but instead very, very dark gray
- RIM-116 Rolling Airframe Missile : A joint U.S.-German system for final defense against supersonic, sea-skimming anti-shipping missiles such as the Russian Moskit series, generically designated by NATO as SS-N-22 SUNBURN
- Non-Line-of-Sight Launch System : Originally developed for the cancelled Future Combat Systems of the U.S. Army, a system based around Precision Attack Missiles for fires beyond the range of 155mm howitzers.
- Griffin missile : Small air-to-surface missile developed with Raytheon internal funding, for unmanned aerial vehicles and applications where a small area of effect is desired
- Burke-class : Large U.S. Navy multirole destroyers equipped with AEGIS battle management system and constant upgrades; Japan has Kongo-class clones, also being upgraded to ballistic missile defense; South Korea has the KDK-class
- Joint High Speed Vessel : Jointly developed by the U.S. Navy and U.S. Army, a high-speed, shallow-water transport ship intended for intra-theater logistics support in littoral operations