Maritime Pre-positioning Ships Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
maritime pre-positioning ships
1.) Civilian-crewed, Military Sealift Command-chartered ships that are organized into three squadrons and are usually forward-deployed. These ships are loaded with pre-positioned equipment and 30 days of supplies to support three Marine expeditionary brigades.
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