Naval Combat Demolition

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SEAL Team 10 - History - Naval Combat Demolition Units
... Along with the Scouts and Raiders were the Naval Combat Demolition Units ... They specialized in demolitions, explosive cable cutting, and commando raiding techniques ... Kauffman, "The Father of Naval Combat Demolition," was directed to set up a school and train people to eliminate obstacles on an enemy-held beach prior to an invasion ...
Six-Day War - The Fighting Fronts - Gaza Strip and Sinai Peninsula - Advance On Arish
... by 400 pm, Israeli and Egyptian tanks engaged in fierce combat, often at ranges as close as ten yards ... could have tried to prevent the Israelis from reaching the Suez Canal or engaged in combat in the attempt to reach the canal ... During the offensive, the Israeli Navy landed six combat divers from the Shayetet 13 naval commando unit to infiltrate Alexandria harbor ...
USS Vancouver (LPD-2) - Tour of Duty Begins
... combat troops (Marines) at Danang, South Vietnam ... there and free South Vietnamese troops for other combat duties ... Between 16 and 29 August, Vancouver participated in her first combat action during Operation Deckhouse III which consisted of two landings at a point some 60 ...
List Of Treaties - 1900–1999
... Treaty The United States acquires the rights to any canal built in Nicaragua, to build a naval base in the Gulf of Fonseca, and to lease the Great and Little. 1922 Washington Naval Treaty Attempts to limit naval expansion. 1930 London Naval Treaty Regulates submarine warfare and shipbuilding ...
Underwater Demolition Team - Naval Combat Demolition Units
... a group of Navy salvage personnel received a one-week concentrated course on demolitions, explosive cable cutting and commando raiding techniques ... to create a large dedicated force for such tasks the Naval Combat Demolition Units (NCDU) ... expansion of the force meant recruitment beyond the pool of experienced combat swimmers ...

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