Afloat Pre-positioning Force Definition -

afloat pre-positioning force

Term Source: JP 4-01.2 (Sealift Support to Joint Operations) ?

1.) Shipping maintained in full operational status to afloat pre-position military equipment and supplies in support of combatant commandersÂ’ operation plans, consisting of the three maritime pre-positioning ships squadrons, the ArmyÂ’s afloat pre-positioning stocks-3 ships, and the Defense Logistics Agency, and the Air Force ships.

See Also:

In the United States, military vocabulary is standardized by the Department of Defence. These terms are used by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.

Term Classification: logistics


Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 4-01.2: Sealift Support to Joint Operations, updated June 2012

This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015

Random Military Term
Term of the Day


More Military Terms:

Or: View Dictionary of Military Acronyms
** This Document Provided By **