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posted 23 June 2021 14:14      Profile for Disturbance   Email Disturbance   Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
do we have any?

I know we can get those zodiacs that can hold a section or so but is there anything on a bigger scale or do we just borrow?

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posted 24 June 2021 08:14      Profile for Gunner   Email Gunner   Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
We have no amphibious ability that is similar to what the USMC have. Several times in the past couple of years the Navy has taken part in large exercises with the US, other NATO countries and other western hemisphere nations. During which we've used a US Landing Craft Infantry to disembark our company of infantry that participatated. Look at the Navy website and you may find some info on the MARCOT exercises.

As you mentioned, we do have the ability for assault water crossings with the use of assault craft.

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posted 07 September 2021 08:09      Profile for Yard Ape   Email Yard Ape   Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Maybe 2 RCR in Gagetown should be tasked with an Amphbious role. It is not far from the ocean, and could go there to train.

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