Heavy-lift Ship Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

heavy-lift ship

Term Source: JP 4-01.2 (Sealift Support to Joint Operations) ?

1.) A ship specially designed and capable of loading and unloading heavy and bulky items and has booms of sufficient capacity to accommodate a single lift of 100 tons.

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

Source:

Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 4-01.2: Sealift Support to Joint Operations, updated June 2012

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


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