The Navy is a waterborne military force. Navel forces consist of Aircraft Carriers, Patrol boats, and Submarines just to name a few. By tradition ships have been referred to as "she". Although in the past it was long considered bad luck to permit women to sail on board navel vessels. It was believed that it would invite a terrible storm that would wreck the ship.

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A navy (sometimes called a maritime force) is the branch of a nation's armed forces principally designated for naval and amphibious warfare; namely, lake- or ocean-borne combat operations and related functions. It includes anything conducted by surface ships, amphibious ships, submarines, and seaborne aviation, as well as ancillary support, communications, training, and other fields; recent developments have included space-related operations. The strategic offensive role of a navy is projection of force into areas beyond a country's shores (for example, to protect sea-lanes, ferry troops, or attack other navies, ports, or shore installations). The strategic defensive purpose of a navy is to frustrate seaborne projection-of-force by enemies. The strategic task of the navy also may incorporate nuclear deterrence by use of nuclear missiles. First attested in English c.

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