Convoy Escort Definition -

convoy escort

Term Source: JP 4-01.5 (Joint Terminal Operations) ?

1.) A naval ship(s) or aircraft in company with a convoy and responsible for its protection.

2.) An escort to protect a convoy of vehicles from being scattered, destroyed, or captured.

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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


Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 4-01.5: Joint Terminal Operations, updated April 2012

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

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