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.

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

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

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