Armies and Warfare During Wars of the Roses by Douglas John Sadler

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D-2 Table of Standard Planning Data for Ship-to-Shore Movement . . . . . . . . D-3 APPENDIX G — MEDICAL REGULATING (MEDREG) Figure G-1 Figure G-2 Figure G-3 Figure G-4 ATF Medical Regulating (MEDREG) Organization . . . LF MEDREG Organization. . . . . . . . . Primary Casualty Receiving and Treatment Ship (PCRTS) Medical Capabilities . . . . . . . . . . . Medical Emergency Evacuation (MEDEVAC) Capabilities . . . . . . . . . G-2 . . . . . .

5 Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAVs). These vehicles, employed from LSTs and welldeck ships, are organic to the LF. They include: 2. Deliver fresh troops in organized units to the objective 1-9 ORIGINAL landing ships, pontoon causeway sections may be used to bridge the gap from the ship to the beach. Causeways in barge ferry configurations can be used to move equipment from ships to the beach where the gradient does not allow the LST marriage to a causeway pier. Causeway sections are side-loaded on LSTs, carried in welldeck ships, or by MSC ships to the landing area where they are assembled into a causeway pier or barge ferry.

It embarks, transports, and lands troops and their helicopter-transportable equipment and supplies. Additionally, it can operate V/STOL aircraft. Most LPHs provide facilities for Navy and Marine Corps command and control, including a JCC, JIC, TACC afloat, SACC, TACLOG, HDC, and HLSC. When augmented with an FST, the LPHs serve as primary CRTSs. 2 Military Sealift Command (MSC) Ships. The MSC owns or charters a number of ships which have an application in amphibious operations. These ships provide the following capabilities: hospital (TAH), troop transport, tanker, heavy lift, cargo (breakbulk, container, and roll-on roll-off (RORO)), and special purpose (aviation logistic support (TAVB) and auxiliary crane ship (TACS)).

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