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- Royal Navy : By long naval tradition, when there is no qualifier but "Royal", the navy being discussed is that of the United Kingdom.
- Royal Marines : Naval infantry of the United Kingdom; a brigade-sized force of long experience in amphibious warfare
- 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.
- Operational art : A level of military power at which forces in the field, or deployed from the homeland, can determine the place and conditions of battle
- Amphibious Ready Group : A group of amphibious warfare ships that can carry a U.S. Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) or U.K. Royal Marine Commando
- Naval infantry : Personnel assigned to naval ships, who are qualified to engage in combat using individual weapons, against enemy personnel on land or on ships that were boarded
- Falklands War : 1982 war between Argentina and the United Kingdom over the Falkland Islands and their dependencies.
- Attack helicopter : A helicopter equipped with built-in heavy weapons, which has no standard cargo capacity and is used as a "flying tank" in close air support or battlefield air interdiction.
- Large Amphibious Landing Ship : A new class of U.K. Royal Fleet Auxiliary amphibious warfare ships, carrying Royal Marines and equipment, and intended to discharge troops and equipment without needing to beach themselves as did their predecessors
- 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
- 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
- Mexefloat : Add brief definition or description
- Landing craft, mechanized : Moderately large landing craft used in amphibious warfare to transport tanks and other heavy equipment from the transport ships to the beach
- Short takeoff and vertical landing : A carrier-capable aircraft that takes a short takeoff, without catapulting but possibly a "ski jump" ramp, but lands vertically.
- Harrier (fighter) : A family of British-designed fighter aircraft, capable of vertical takeoff and landing but preferably STOVL, with UK and US versions
- F-35B Lightning II : Short takeoff and vertical landing (STOVL) version of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, to be used on small carriers (i.e., without catapults and from minimal forward airfields
- Combat search and rescue : The location and rescue of military and civilian personnel in hostile areas, such that a military operation is necessary to retrieve them
- British Commandos : In WWII usage, uniformed British special operations forces for direct action, with a role somewhere between today's Royal Marine Commandos and the Special Boat Service
- Special Boat Service : U.K. Special Forces units specializing in waterborne operations, administratively part of the Royal Marines
- Special Air Service : Special operations regular and Territorial Army regiments of the British Army, part of U.K. Special Forces
- United States Marine Corps : A branch of the United States Armed Forces, with primary responsibilities as naval infantry and in amphibious warfare, are organized in Marine Air-Ground Task Forces capable of serving as up to corps headquarters with integrated close air support