Afloat Pre-positioning Force Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

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.

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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

Source:

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


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