Specially equipped control ships, landing crafts, landing vehicles used for amphibious operations, United States.
United States USA Date:1953 Duration:2 min 31 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. ships, crafts, and amphibious vehicles used to carry out an amphibious operation on foreign land, United States. Specially equipped U.S. ships designated as Control Ships depicts DEC (Control Escort Vessel) underway at sea. PCEC (Patrol Craft Escort Communication ship) underway at sea. Taskforce vessels scattered at sea. Ships used for amphibious operations including AGC (Amphibious Force Flagship), APA (Attack Personnel Transport ship), AKA (Attack Cargo Ship), LSD (Dock Landing Ship), APD (High Speed Transport), LST (Landing Ship Tank), and LSM (Landing Ship Medium). Landing Crafts include LCU (Landing Craft Utility), LCM-6 (Landing Craft Mechanized Mark-6), LCVP (Landing Craft Vehicle Personnel), LCPR (Landing Craft Personnel Ramped), LCPL (Landing Craft Personnel Large). Landing Vehicles includes LVT 3-C (Landing Vehicles Tracked Mark 3-C), LVTP-5 (Landing Vehicle Tracked Personnel Mark-5), LVTA-5 (Landing Vehicle Tracked Armored Mark-5), and DUKW (six-wheel drive amphibious truck). Control Ships DEC and PCEC.
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