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hazardous cargo

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

1.) Cargo that includes not only large bulk-type categories such as explosives, pyrotechnics, petroleum, oils, and lubricants, compressed gases, corrosives and batteries, but lesser quantity materials like super-tropical bleach (oxiderizer), pesticides, poisons, medicines, specialized medical chemicals and medical waste that can be loaded as cargo.

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Term Classification: operations


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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