Broken Stowage Factor Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
broken stowage factor
1.) A factor applied to the available space for embarkation due to the loss between boxes, between vehicles, around stanchions, and over cargo. The factor will vary, depending on the type and size of vehicles, type and size of general cargo, training and experience of loading personnel, type of loading, method of stowage, and configuration of compartments.
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Term Classification: operations
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