Maintenance Definition -


Term Source: JP 4-0 (Joint Logistics) ?

1.) All action, including inspection, testing, servicing, classification as to serviceability, repair, rebuilding, and reclamation, taken to retain materiel in a serviceable condition or to restore it to serviceability.

2.) All supply and repair action taken to keep a force in condition to carry out its mission.

3.) The routine recurring work required to keep a facility in such condition that it may be continuously used at its original or designed capacity and efficiency for its intended purpose.

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 4-0: Joint Logistics, updated October 2013 View source document

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

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