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Navy Ships

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Surface Combatant TypeA large, heavily-armed surface ship designed to engage enemy forces in combat.
Patrol Combatant TypeA ship whose mission may extend beyond coastal duties and whose characteristics include adequate endurance and seakeeping.
Aircraft Carrier TypeA ship designed for combat operations by aircraft who engage in attacks against enemy targets; designed to launch and recover planes and helicopters.
Auxiliary / Support TypeShips designed to provide general support to combatant forces or shore-based establishments.
Amphibious Warfare TypeAll ships having organic capability for amphibious assault on enemy shorelines and characteristics enabling long duration operations.
Submarine TypeA self-propelled submersible with at least a residual combat ability.
Combat Logistics TypeShips with the capability to provide underway replenishment to fleet units.
Mine Warfare TypeAny ship whose primary function is mine warfare.
Mobile Logistics TypeShips with the capability to provide direct material support to other units operating far from home base.
DestroyerA surface ship whose primary mission is to attack and destroy enemy ships.
FrigateA surface ship designed primarily for anti-submarine warfare.
CruiserA surface ship whose primary mission is to protect carrier battle groups and convoys.
Littoral CombatA surface ship whose primary mission is to escort other ships to protect them from submarines and perform coastal patrols.
Attack SubmarineA submarine type ship whose primary mission is to locate and destroy enemy ships and submarines.
Submarine TenderAn auxiliary type ship designed to service submarines.
Fast Combat Support ShipsAn auxiliary type ship designed to carry fuel, ammunition, and supplies.
Salvage ShipAn auxiliary type ship designed to assist ships in distress and salvage sunken vessels.
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