maintain the equipment necessary for these functions.
Air department personnel are ship's company, and the
department is a permanent shipboard activity.
Divisions within the air department may vary from
ship to ship, but each one follows a broad general
pattern. The maximum number of divisions is normally
AIRCRAFT CARRIER (CV)
AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT SHIP (LPH)
AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT SHIP (LHA)
Figure 2-7.Typical aviation-type ships.