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An assault ship (also known as an armed personnel carrier or troop transport) is a type of military vessel designed to carry large numbers of troops and their support equipment and vehicles into a hostile zone and deliver them under combat conditions to the battlefield. This vessel is more heavily armed than a standard personnel carrier.

Ships of this type[]

Federation[]

Federation assault ships 
Continent-classIwo Jima-classKolm-An-classMakin-class

Klingon[]

Chava'Kal-classD'aka-classMas To Gal-classNa Ra'den-class

Cardassian[]

Janissary-class

Romulan[]

Kestrel-classTemar Vastari-classWings of Justice-class

Connections[]

Starship classification
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