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  Naval ship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A naval ship is a ship (or sometimes boat, depending on classification) used for combat purposes, commonly by a navy.
Naval ship classification is a field that has changed over time, and is not an area of wide international agreement, so this article currently uses the system as currently used by the United States Navy.
Surface Combatant - large, heavily armed surface ships which are designed primarily to engage enemy forces on the high seas, including various types of battleship, battlecruiser, cruiser, destroyer, and frigate.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Naval_ship   (421 words)

 Facts about naval ship   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
A naval ship is a ship (or sometimes boat, depending on classification) used for military purposes, commonly by a navy.
Surface Combatant -- large, heavily armed, surface ships which are designed primarily to engage enemy forces on the high seas, including various types of battleship, battlecruiser, cruiser, destroyer, and frigate.
Patrol Combatant -- combatants whose mission may extend beyond coastal duties and whose characteristics include adequate endurance and sea keeping providing a capability for operations exceeding 48 hours on the high seas without support.
www.supercrawler.com /Facts/naval_ship.html   (431 words)

 NDP 5: CHAPTER THREE (U) Naval Operation Planning   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Naval operation planning focuses on delivering the maximum impact from naval force capabilities to achieve operational and strategic objectives in support of the combatant commanders.
Naval forces use mission-type orders that specify the "what" while relying on the initiative and leadership of their commanders to provide the "how." Naval directives specify planned actions intended to establish command authority and responsibility while providing mission and situational awareness for the executing unit.
Naval force operation plans are an integral part of the complete inventory of plans used by the joint force commander and the combatant commander to coordinate all land, sea, air, space, and special operations effectively.
www.nwdc.navy.mil /Library/Documents/NDPs/ndp5/ndp50004.htm   (3616 words)

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Suspension of construction in case of treaty -STATUTE- In case of a treaty for the limitation of naval armament to which the United States is a signatory, the President may suspend so much of the authorized naval construction as is necessary to bring the naval vessels of the United States within the limitations agreed upon.
This section does not authorize a naval shipyard to construct a nuclear ship for the private shipyard, to perform a majority of the work called for in a contract with a private entity, or to provide articles or services not requested by the private shipyard.
Chief of Naval Operations: certification required for disposal of combatant vessels -STATUTE- Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no combatant vessel of the Navy may be sold, transferred, or otherwise disposed of unless the Chief of Naval Operations certifies that it is not essential to the defense of the United States.
uscode.house.gov /download/pls/10C633.txt   (8849 words)

 NDP 6: (U) CHAPTER THREE The Naval Command and Control System   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Naval forces are organized in a way that clearly defines the structure of authority and responsibility.
A combatant command may have a geographic area of responsibility, referred to as a theater, or functional responsibilities, such as for special operations or space.
Naval commanders rely on them to provide surveillance and intelligence that is an important part of compiling the common battlespace picture.
www.nwdc.navy.mil /Library/Documents/NDPs/ndp6/ndp60004.htm   (4849 words)

The engineers fit into the modern naval combatant ship complex by providing essential support to the offensive systems of the ship.
A modern naval combatant "worth its salt" wouldn't be if it did not have radars, radios, guns or missiles--and the radars, radios, guns and missiles couldn't be without an engineering plant.
The naval engineering plant must provide this mobility; the NEWPORT NEWS must be capable of moving when required, and as fast as its missions demands; of operating as far from its base of supplies as required by the tactical situation.
www.uss-newport-news.com /hist/newpage4.htm   (782 words)

 ABS Press Release - October 1, 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The agreement calls for joint development of ABS Naval Vessel Rules (NVR) to support the design and acquisition of Naval Combatant Ships and Craft.
In addition to the Naval Vessel Rules under joint development via this agreement, he adds that ABS is supporting the development of several innovative new vessel types through its High Speed Naval Craft Guide.
Founded in 1862, ABS is a leading international classification society devoted to promoting the security of life, property and the marine environment through the development and verification of standards for the design, construction and operational maintenance of marine-related facilities.
www.eagle.org /news/PRESS/oct12003.html   (348 words)

 War Instructions United States Navy 1944 chapter 14
An amphibious force is a permanent naval administrative organization established for the purpose of planning, training for, and conducting landing operations.
For landing operations, an amphibious force is augmented, as the situation demands, by appropriate naval combatant vessels, aircraft, and troop units, for an operational organization known as an attack force.
A joint expeditionary force, or attack force, is under naval command until the troops are established ashore at the objective.
www.history.navy.mil /library/online/warinst-14.htm   (1174 words)

 Development of a Bow for a Naval Surface Combatant which Combines a Hydrodynamic Bulb and a Sonar Dome
The purpose of this design effort was to develop a hydrodynamic bulbous bow, which would provide for a reduction in resistance of a Naval surface combatant, and integrate it into an existing bow which houses a sonar dome.
The Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) informally addressed the potential for uses of the additional volume space of the Design Bulb to house sonar sensors and systems which could be incorporated into existing or planned sonar systems.
A Design Bulb for a Naval surface combatant was developed utilizing data obtained during a bulb feasibility study, model tests on simplified bulbs, and computational fluid dynamics analysis.
www.dt.navy.mil /hyd/tec-rep/dev-bow-nav   (3995 words)

 BSU Main History Page
The naval commando who's role is to have a sea air and land capability.
A key figure of influence, and a naval special warfare legend, was Capt. Phil H. Bucklew, whose exploits in World War II won him two Navy crosses and the silver star.
The Navy for years had been looking at a new combatant craft to match the Soviet small combatant craft, but never really had the need or money for such a craft in the fleet so all research was on paper alone.
www.warboats.org /bsuhistory.htm   (3583 words)

 Bath Iron Works Corporation
The DD(X) naval surface combatant program, Phase III of which is the contemplated DD(X) design agent effort, is a successor to the DD 21 Land Attack Destroyer Program.
When the ILPOC then asked the lead naval architect whether the Blue Team wanted her and her supervisor to inquire at NAVSEA as to the use of a DD 963, the lead naval architect responded by e-mail early on the morning of April 2: “Please do not do anything.
In any case, the lead naval architect conceded on cross-examination that the Blue Team had not conducted an analysis to determine whether the decommissioned DD 963 they were considering, which was to be significantly modified by replacement of part of the stern, would still be shock qualified after the modification.
www.wifcon.com /cgen/290470.htm   (7683 words)

 Rebuttal To Maguire
Maguire, himself without combat experience, presumes to tell us that he has gone to the mountain, spoken to God and his disciples, interviewed his children and proclaims that all is well on the banks of the Severn.
For Naval Academy midshipmen, it means their life experiences and authority are held to be equal to that of their military instructors.
It has been my experience in naval carrier combat aviation, including combat missions in the skies over North Vietnam where my aircraft was shot at and hit by determined enemy anti-aircraft fire, that TRUST is the crucial element for building a warrior ethos in those who are dedicated to winning our nation's wars.
www.newtotalitarians.com /RebuttalToMaguire.html   (6083 words)

 DDG-1000 Zumwalt / DD(X) Program
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Vern Clark said the DD(X) program reflects an awareness that effectively defeating future threats, while accomplishing naval missions, will require a range of naval capabilities and different surface platforms.
DD(X) is the foundation of a family of surface combatants, including a future cruiser, CG(X), and littoral combat ship (LCS), providing the nation with a balanced set of warfighting capabilities to meet the national security requirements in the 21st Century.
Advanced combat system technology and networking capabilities from DD(X) and CG(X) will be leveraged in the spiral development of the littoral combat ship to produce a survivable, capable near-land platform for the 21st century.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/systems/ship/dd-x-program.htm   (3501 words)

 Naval Technology - Triton Trimaran Research Ship, United Kingdom
The Triton Trimaran Research Ship was a technology demonstrator ship for the Royal Navy's Future Surface Combatant (FSC) frigate requirement, due to enter service from 2013 and replace the Type 23 frigates.
Triton is the world's largest motor powered trimaran (triple-hulled) vessel, with a length of 90m and beam of 22m.
The demonstrator is built at two thirds the size of a full-scale warship and although not armed it is capable of carrying containerised Naval military systems at sea.
www.naval-technology.com /projects/trimaran   (1005 words)

Not a naval combatant in the traditional sense, the arsenal ship will perform no command and control functions and will possess only very modest active defensive systems.
Using an AEGIS combatant as a full time C2 escort is not only an inefficient use of a multi-mission platform, but could also negate the most effective survivability feature of the arsenal ship, stealth, if conducted from close range.
The arsenal ship will also reduce the need for naval ammunition replenishment by traditional methods, because it will be able to transport, position, and fire additional weapons on the command of combatant forces who need them most.
www.fas.org /man/dod-101/sys/ship/docs/Asjv2010.htm   (3839 words)

 New York Shipbuilding Company Historical Site- History
Originally designed as a battle cruiser, she was converted to an aircraft carrier in accordance with the "Washington Treaty" limiting naval armaments.
The bulk of these deliveries consisted of heavy combatant ships from 12,000 to 35,000 tons displacement, which were completed from 8 to 13 months ahead of contract delivery dates.
This total output of large naval combatant ships, in twelve months, has never been exceeded by a single shipyard in the history of shipbuilding.
www.members.aol.com /nyship/history.html   (950 words)

 Joint Board Estimate of United States Over-all Prodiuction Requirements-9/11/41   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
To these total requirements should be added temporary overseas naval base constructions equivalent to 25% of the authorized permanent overseas construction.
Naval Munit ions Requirements for naval ships, aircraft and bases.
Temporary facilities in the United States for the repair of 25% of British naval combatant vessels.
www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu /psf/box1/t04a21.html   (134 words)

 ABS Press Release - June 07, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
As a small specialized member of the future surface combat family of ships, LCS complements the capabilities of DD(X) and CG(X), and takes advantage of the newest generation of hull form technology.
The longstanding relationship between ABS and the U.S. Navy reached a major milestone last year with the signing of a formal Cooperative Agreement with the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) to jointly develop the ABS Naval Vessel Rules to support the design and acquisition of non-nuclear naval combatant ships and craft.
As planned, the first of these will be the LCS ships recently selected by the U.S. Navy, including two basic designs, one a semi-planing monohull from Lockheed Martin Corporation and the other a trimaran from General Dynamics.
www.eagle.org /news/PRESS/june07-2004a.html   (413 words)

 Military & Aerospace Electronics - Navy picks Lockheed Martin to build two Littoral Combat Ships
The Lockheed Martin team has been awarded a contract to complete its design of the U.S. Navy's new Littoral Combat Ship, a revolutionary naval combatant designed to dominate the world's coastal waters.
The design combines high-speed maneuverability with a comfortable seakeeping motion that supports launch and recovery operations, combat missions and optimal human performance from the crew.
Naval architect Gibbs & Cox is working closely with the team's shipyards to ensure a smooth and timely transition from final design to production.
mae.pennnet.com /Articles/Article_Display.cfm?Article_ID=205471&...   (1248 words)

 NVR Workshop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
These rules are intended for use in the design, construction, maintenance and modernization of non-nuclear naval combatant ships.
Ship classification in accordance with the Naval Vessel Rules would be used to address the lower risk aspects of designing and certifying certain non-nuclear naval combatant ships.
Due to the fact that the Naval Vessel Rules have been determined to contain sensitive information, attendance will be limited to US Citizens and Permanent Residents (Green Card holders).
www.navalengineers.org /events/MEETS2006/NVRWorkshop.htm   (270 words)

 Lockheed Martin :: Lockheed Martin LCS Team Lays Keel on FREEDOM, Nation's First Littoral Combat Ship   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
LCS is a new class of surface combatant, designed to defeat enemy threats in shallow coastal waters.
LCS, a revolutionary naval combatant designed to dominate the world's coastal waters, provides the Navy with fast, maneuverable and shallow draft ships aimed at maximizing mission flexibility.
The Lockheed Martin-led team includes naval architect Gibbs and Cox, ship builders Marinette Marine, a subsidiary of The Manitowoc Company, Inc., and Bollinger Shipyards, as well as best-of-industry domestic and international teammates to provide a low-risk, affordable LCS solution.
sev.prnewswire.com /aerospace-defense/20050602/PHTH04602062005-1.html   (485 words)

 Arsenal Ship
The Arsenal Ship was planned to restore the naval support of the land battle, the modern day equivalent of the firepower that battleships provided during World War II and in Korea.
The initial investigations into the potential value of a new land battle oriented surface combatant came in 1994 and 1995.
The study also recommended that a second combatant class, the Sea Dominance Combatant, be constructed concurrently with the Large Capacity Missile Ship.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/systems/ship/arsenal_ship.htm   (1845 words)

 LOCKHEED MARTIN TEAM AWARDED $10 MILLION LITTORAL COMBAT SHIP PRELIMINARY DESIGN CONTRACT (Lockheed Martin) - STT ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The Lockheed Martin Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), named Sea Blade(TM), is a fast, affordable, low-risk approach designed to dominate the shallow waters surrounding an enemy's shores - one of the greatest challenges facing the Navy.
LCS is the Navy's number one budget priority and is a key element of its Sea Power 21 strategic vision for defending the nation and projecting offensive naval operations.
Specializing in surface combatant design and integration, Gibbs & Cox, Inc., brings more than 70 years of naval engineering expertise to the LCS program.
www.pressi.com /int/release/69782.html   (673 words)

 India's P-17 (stealthy multi-role surface combatant) - Naval Forces
Naval Forces - Forum for navy topics such as navy warfare, world Navy forces, navy ships, submarines, and new navy technologies.
The vessel's complement is estimated to number 257 (including 35 officers), which is a considerable improvement over present IN surface combatants of similar tonnage and results from the use of increased automation of many shipboard equipment and systems.
I aslo for got to mention the PROJECT 75 we are to get 24 or more for brownwater combat in the indian cost.
www.defencetalk.com /forums/showthread.php?p=5833   (1298 words)

 Bluejacket Odyssey Reviews - BMC Publications
Memoirs of World War II duty on board naval combatant vessels of every type crowd the bookshelves, but little has been written about service in the Armed Guard, which nearly 145,000 men served.
Drawing upon a meticulously maintained diary, McGee’s report is written from the viewpoint of the enlisted man….The greatest merit of Bluejacket Odyssey is that it offers a clear picture of the duties and dangers of service in the Armed Guard.
Combat veterans may find themselves drawn into the action by McGee’s honest prose.
www.bmcpublications.com /BluejRevPrnt.html   (1356 words)

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