|Is this Helicarrier designed for conflict? Well, yes. The Avengers primary mission is to defend the public from harm, and sometimes that requires a little muscle, you know?
When terrorists attack, even if we do our jobs, damage is done. People get displaced, whole areas are deprived of power and basic food and water. But with the Chimera as our new mobile headquarters, we'll be able to solve some of these problems.
So yeah... the Chimera is a military vessel. But it will also allow the Avengers to give something back to the world..