Transportation System Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

transportation system

1.) All the land, water, and air routes and transportation assets engaged in the movement of United States forces and their supplies during military operations, involving both mature and immature theaters and at the strategic, operational, and tactical levels of war.

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

Source:

Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 4-01: Joint Doctrine for the Defense Transportation System, updated June 2013 View source document

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


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