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The Amphibious Assault Ship is a major amphibious combat vessel for the Coalition of Ordered Governments Navy. These naval ships were crucial in amphibious beachhead assaults such as the Battle of Aspho Fields, and allowed significant COG reinforcements in times of need.

History[]

Pendulum Wars[]

Amphibious Assault Ships were common in COG amphibious invasions of UIR territory during the Pendulum Wars. These naval vessels allowed the COG to breach the coastal defenses of the UIR and create strategic opportunities for assaults and counterattacks.

The most famous of these vessels was the CNV Pomeroy, whose contribution allowed the 26 RTI Special Tactics Group to invade Aspho Fields and steal the Hammer of Dawn blueprints from the UIR during Operation Leveler.[1]

Locust War[]

A number of Amphibious Assault Ships was destroyed during the Emergence Day, as the COG Navy was taken aback by the Locust's ability to launch naval assaults through smaller and nimble vessels, such as the Locust Gunboat and the Assault Barque. The CNV Pomeroy was one such vessel that was harassed and beached.[2]

Description[]

Amphibious Assault Ships were a form of Landing Platform/Dock (LPD) that engaged in beachhead assaults and amphibious invasions. These ships was surprisingly heavily armed for an amphibious assault vessel, often rivaling Battleships in firepower. With six triple-barrelled naval big-guns and dozens of flak gun turrets, ships such as the Pomeroy could easily defend itself from enemy naval combatants.

As a amphibious assault vessel, the Amphibious Assault Ship carried a single helicopter landing pad which housed either a King Raven or a Sea Raven for scouting and anti-submarine warfare purposes. It was capable of housing dozens of Marine contingents and other special forces as well as several Marlins.

Known Amphibious Assault Ships[]

References[]

Vehicles and Transportation
Ground
COG: All-Terrain Vehicle · Ambulance · Armadillo · Assault Derrick · Behemoth · Bot-Transport Cart · Car · Cargo Cart · Cargo Truck · Centaur · CIC Truck · COG APC · COG Tank · COG Train · Construction Mech · Cougar Interceptor · Emergency Management Command Vehicle · Forklift · Gondola Lift · Grindlift · Mammoth · Mechanical Loader · Mega Mech · Mine Cart · Minotaur · Nethercutt Tunnel Boring Machine · Ore Transporter · Port Gantry Crane · Packhorse · Rat Bike · Rat Truck · Rock Cutter Machine · Silverback · Tac-Com Vehicle · Track Mule · Tyro Pillar
UIR: Asp · Car · Cargo Cart · Forklift · Light Armored Vehicle · Matador Sport · Pariah Tank · Rocket Gantry Crane · Rocket Transport Train · Ski-Bike · UIR APC · Vasgari Passenger Train
Locust Horde: Bloodmount · Brumak · Seeder · Shibboleth · Siegebeast · Swarmak · Torture Barge
Other: Horse Wagon · Junker · Skiff
Marine
COG: Amphibious Assault Ship · Battle Trawler · COG Attack Submarine · COG Battleship · COG Boat · COG Cargo Ship · COG Patrol Boat · COG Imulsion Tanker · Fishing Boat · Landing Craft Tank · Marlin · Raven's Nest Class · Rowboat · Seabass Model · Submersible
UIR: Fishing Boat · Gelen Class Frigate · Gorasni Attack Submarine · Gorasni Destroyer · Rowboat · UIR Battleship · UIR Cargo Ship · UIR Imulsion Tanker · UIR Miniature Submarine · Vasgari Cruise Ship
Locust Horde: Assault Barque · Locust Barge · Locust Gunboat
Other: Reaction Ferry · Weilehan Raft
Aerospace
COG: COG Rocket · Condor · Corva · Kestrel · King Raven · King Raven Mark 2 · Petrel · Sea Raven · Tern · Vulture
UIR: Khimera · UIR Rocket · UIR Space Capsule · UIR Transport Helicopter · Vasgari Passenger Plane
Locust Horde: Gas Barge · Hydra · Reaver · Tempest
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