Combat Spread Loading Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

combat spread loading

Term Source: JP 3-02.1 (Amphibious Embarkation and Debarkation) ?

1.) A method of combat loading by which some of the troops, equipment, and initial supplies of a unit are loaded in one ship and the remainder are loaded in one or more others. This method is commonly used for troop units with heavy equipment.

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: operations

Source:

Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-02.1: Amphibious Embarkation and Debarkation, updated November 2014

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


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