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  • Amphibious warfare [r]: 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. [e]
  • Helicopter [r]: Aircraft with one or more power-driven horizontal rotors, each rotor consisting of two or more rotor blades, that enable it to take off and land vertically, move in any direction, or remain stationary in the air. [e]
  • Tactical mobility [r]: A term that has evolved away from the concept of being able to move over any terrain (e.g., as characteristic of tracked vehicles such as tanks to vehicles that do not need advanced transportation infrastructures (e.g., bridges able to carry 70-ton tanks, heavy equipment transport trucks to save tread wear), can be lifted by medium or heavy helicopters, and can maneuver in relatively narrow streets [e]
  • CH-46 [r]: An aging medium helicopter that has been the main troop transport helicopter for the U.S. Marine Corps and a utility transport for the U.S. Navy [e]
  • CH-53 [r]: Heavy transport helicopter used by the United States Marine Corps and Israel; MH-53 PAVE LOW special operations version used by United States Air Force [e]
  • Vertical replenishment [r]: A subset of underway replenishment, in which the supply ship and the warship being resupplied do not physically connect, but use helicopters to transfer the supples. Faster and requiring less shiphandling skill than connected replenishment, but cannot transfer as large a volume [e]