National Defense Reserve Fleet Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
National Defense Reserve Fleet
1.) Including the Maritime Administration Ready Reserve Force, a fleet composed of ships acquired and maintained by the Maritime Administration for use in mobilization or emergency.
2.) Less the Maritime Administration Ready Reserve Force, a fleet composed of the older dry cargo ships, tankers, troop transports, and other assets in Maritime Administrations custody that are maintained at a relatively low level of readiness.
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 4-01.2: Sealift Support to Joint Operations, updated June 2012
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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