Portal:Naval Science

From Wikisource
Jump to: navigation, search
Naval Science
Class
V
Shortcut:
P:NAV
Top-level portal for class V: Naval Science

Subclass V: General naval science

Image of a sailing ship

General naval science covers subjects common to all aspects of naval science, including history, customs, strategy, tactics and specific methods (such as coastal defence and submarine warfare).

Subclass VA: Navies

Battleship icon

Navies are fleets of waterborne military vessels that form the branch of a nation's armed forces principally designated for naval and amphibious warfare (such as on rivers, lakes, coasts, and oceans).

Child portals: Royal NavyUnited States Navy

Subclass VB: Naval administration

Naval administration covers the running of navies and their personnel; the latter by rank (including enlisted, warrant officers and officers) and special cases (including minorities and women).

Subclass VC: Naval maintenance

Naval maintenance covers maintenance, organisation, equipment, supplies, stores and provisions. This portal also includes Navy yards and stations.

Subclass VD: Naval seamen

Sailor cap icon

Naval seamen covers subjects about shipboard personel, including small arms and small boat service.

Subclass VE: Marines

Marines are members of an infantry force that specializes in naval operations such as amphibious assault.

Subclass VF: Naval ordnance

Image of crossed cannon barrels

Naval ordnance covers naval weapon systems as well as instructions, drills and target practice.

Subclass VG: Minor services of navies

Photograph of a coast guard helicopter

Minor services of navies covers subjects such as chaplains, coast guard, naval communication, naval aviation, medical service, public relations, war correspondents, and recreation.

Subclass VK: Navigation

Compass icon

Navigation is the theory, practice and technology of charting a course for a ship (or other vehicle). This portal also covers related subjects such as lighthouses and shipwrecks.

Child portals: RMS TitanicShipwrecks

Subclass VKA: Merchant marine

Image of a container ship

Merchant marine covers civilian merchant vessels that are registered in a country.

Subclass VM: Shipbuilding and naval architecture

Photograph of an oil platform

Shipbuilding and naval architecture covers the construction of ships and off-shore structures.

External resources

External links