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amphibious

(ăm-fĭb′ē-əs)
adj.
Biology Living or able to live both on land and in water.

am·phib′i·ous·ly adv.
am·phib′i·ous·ness n.

amphibious

(ăm-fĭb′ē-ŭs)
Able to live or function both on land and in water.
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The United States has a significant amphibious presence around the world, including in both the Asia-Pacific and European theatres.
While in Goa, the ship's sailors and marines conducted exchanges with the Indian Navy and Indian Navy Marine Commandos relating to amphibious warfare as well as tours, a press conference and meetings with military leadership.
This article will consider the utility of amphibious capability in Australia and New Zealand's strategic environment and trace the development of both countries' forces, including the historical influences on Australian Defence Force (ADF) and NZDF planning.
Caption: Marines prepare to load ordnance onto an AV-8B Harrier from aboard amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1).
The transaction will see Viking acquire the Type certificates (manufacturing rights) for all variants of Bombardier's amphibious aircraft, and assume responsibility for product support, parts and service for the fleet of some 170 waterbombers in service with 21 operators in 11 countries around the world.
Over time, the vehicles degrade and the enhanced configuration is necessary to buy back performance, said Deepak Bazaz, director of new and amphibious vehicles at BAE.
An amphibious aircraft or amphibian is an aircraft that can take off and land on both land and water.
Technavio's market research analysts predict the global amphibious landing craft market to reach more than USD 10 billion in revenues by 2020.
Military historian O'Hara describes the Anglo-American Operation Torch, a risky amphibious invasion of neutral French territory in North Africa in order to get a toe-hold and open another front against the Nazis that would take pressure off the Russians.
The USS Peleliu and the USS Germantown dropped anchor in Subic yesterday to participate in this year's Amphibious Landing Exercise 15 (PHIBLEX 15).
5m for early industry involvement to reduce the construction and life-cycle cost for the amphibious assault ship LHA 8.
ClickPress, Thu May 15 2014] Amphibious Landing Craft, Air Cushion Market by Product types (Air cushion, Landing craft, Landing Craft, Utility, Landing Craft, Mechanized), Applications (Military applications ,Commercial Application) & Geography - Trends and Forecasts to 2014 - 2019

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