Heavy-lift Cargo Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

heavy-lift cargo

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

1.) Any single cargo lift, weighing over 5 long tons, and to be handled aboard ship.

2.) In Marine Corps usage, individual units of cargo that exceed 800 pounds in weight or 100 cubic feet in volume.

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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