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  • John Byron [r]: John Byron was an eighteenth Century naval officer and explorer. [e]
  • John Franklin [r]: (April 15, 1786 - June 11, 1847) British sea captain and Arctic explorer. [e]
  • Land attack [r]: A range of technologies and techniques used to attack targets on land from the sea; the targets are usually assumed to be well inland, and the weapons to be non-nuclear [e]
  • Landing Platform Dock [r]: (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 [e]
  • Large Amphibious Landing Ship [r]: 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 [e]
  • Lord Hornblower [r]: Novel by C.S. Forester about a 19th century naval hero. [e]
  • Met Office [r]: The United Kingdom's national weather service and an executive agency of the United Kingom's Ministry of Defence. [e]
  • Midshipman [r]: A naval officer candidate, in training [e]
  • Military [r]: The standing armed forces of a country, that are directed by the national government and are tasked with that nation's defense. [e]
  • Naval gunfire support [r]: naval gun, unguided rocket, and guided missile fire from ships, in direct support of ground forces; does not include close air support even if the aircraft fly from ships [e]
  • Navy [r]: A military force organized primarily for missions on, under, or above bodies of water [e]
  • Penguin [r]: Large-bodied flightless birds found from their southernmost range on Antarctica to north on the Galapagos Islands at the equator. [e]
  • Philip de Cateret [r]: A Royal Navy officer and Pacific explorer. [e]
  • Pitcairn Island [r]: A small Pacific Island where the crew of the Bounty settled after their famous mutiny. [e]
  • Preemptive attack [r]: A military attack intended to neutralize an attack imminently being prepared by one's opponent, and justified as self-defense [e]
  • Preventive attack [r]: A doctrine in which an actor uses military force on an opponent who is not believed to be preparing an attack on the actor using prevention, but whose activities, such as taking control of territory or building weapons of mass destruction pose a long-term threat to the critical interests of the actor. The attack may signal the start of a war, or be a strategic move within an existing war. [e]
  • Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh [r]: (1921-2021) The husband of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom. [e]
  • Royal Air Force [r]: The British military service primarily responsible for air warfare [e]
  • Scurvy [r]: Multisystem disease caused by a deficiency of vitamin C, and an affliction of early sailors without access to fresh produce; it causes anemia and blood vessel fragility, often first manifesting bleeding gums, but can progress to internal bleeding affecting many systems, as well as weakness from anemia. [e]
  • Single Integrated Operational Plan [r]: The U.S. plan and doctrine for the use of nuclear weapons in a large campaign, prepared for all services by the United States Strategic Command, based on Joint Chiefs of Staff guidance [e]
  • South Georgia [r]: British-administered island in the southern Atlantic Ocean east of Cape Horn, and a dependency of the Falkland Islands. [e]
  • Torpedo [r]: A naval weapon that travels underwater, using its own propulsion, to attack its target, minimally with onboard mechanisms to keep it on a straight course. Modern torpedoes are underwater guided missiles that can track their target and adjust their course to hit it [e]
  • Turn a blind eye [r]: To deliberately ignore an inconvenient truth. [e]