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Aircraft Carrier Type

All ships designed primarily for the purpose of conducting combat operations by aircraft that engage in attacks against airborne, surface, sub-surface, and shore targets.

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Surface Combatant Type

Large, heavily armed, surface ships that are designed primarily to engage enemy forces on the high seas.

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Submarine Type

All self-propelled submersible types regardless of whether employed as combatant, auxiliary, or research and development vehicles that have at least a residual combatant capability.

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Patrol Combatant Type

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.

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Amphibious Warfare Type

All ships having organic capability for amphibious assault and characteristics enabling long duration operations on the high seas.

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Combat Logistics Type

Ships that have the capability to provide underway replenishment to fleet units.

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Mine Warfare Type

All ships whose primary function is mine warfare on the high seas.

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Support Type

A grouping of ships designed to operate in the open ocean in a variety of sea states to provide general support to either combatant forces or shore based establishments. (Includes smaller auxiliaries which by the nature of their duties, leave inshore waters).

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Mobile Logistics Type

Ships that have the capability to provide direct material support to other deployed units operating far from home base.