Materiel Planning Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

materiel planning

Term Source: JP 4-09 (Distribution Operations) ?

1.) A subset of logistic planning consisting of the four-step process of: a. requirements definition. Requirements for significant items are calculated at item-level detail to support sustainability planning and analysis. b. apportionment. Items are apportioned to the combatant commanders based on a global scenario to avoid sourcing of items to multiple theaters. c. sourcing. Sourcing is the matching of available capabilities on a given date against item requirements to support sustainability analysis and the identification of locations to support transportation planning. d. documentation. Sourced item requirements are translated into movement requirements and documented in the Joint Operation Planning and Execution System database for transportation feasibility analysis.

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Term Classification: logistics

Source:

Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 4-09: Distribution Operations, updated December 2013 View source document

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


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