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Types of Navy ships
Terms in this set (18)
Aircraft Carrier- Carry, launch, and retrieve aircraft at sea.
Cruisers- Protect battle groups from surface attacks and air attacks. Conduct Land attacks.
Destroyers- Detect and engage enemy submarines, aircraft, and surface ships. Conduct land attacks. Preform patrol, search, and rescue operations.
Frigates- Escort other ships to protect them from submarines. Preform patrols.
Littoral Combat- Preform anti-submarine Escort other ships to protect them from submarines. Preform coastal patrols.
Mine Warfare ship (Mine)- Find and destroy moored and bottom mines.
Mine Warfare ship (Coastal Mine Hunters)- Detect and locate highly sophisticated mines.
General Purpose Amphibious Assault Ship- Transport and land marine personnel using helicopters, landing craft, and amphibious vehicles.
Amphibious Assault Ship Multipurpose- Transport and land marine personnel using helicopters, landing craft, and amphibious vehicles. Preform anti-submarine warfare using helicopters.
Amphibious Transport Docks- Transport and land personnel and equipment using helicopter and landing craft.
Dock Landing Ships- Transport and land troops, cargo, amphibious vehicles. Landing craft including landing craft air cushion (LCAC)
Ballistic Missile Submarine- Launch ballistic missiles for attacks on enemy land targets.
Guided Missile Submarine- Locate and destroy enemy ships and submarines. Launch guided missiles for attacks on enemy land targets.
Submarine Tenders- Service submarines.
Fast Combat Support Ship- Carry fuel, ammunition, and supplies.
Fast Combat Support Ship- Carry ammunition.
Salvage Ships- Assist ships in distress and salvage sunken vessels by: towing vessesls, preforming manned diving operations.
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