Unit Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
1.) Any military element whose structure is prescribed by competent authority.
2.) A standard or basic quantity into which an item of supply is divided, issued, or used.
3.) An organization title of a subdivision of a group in a task force.
4.) With regard to Reserve Component of the Armed Forces, a selected reserve unit organized, equipped, and trained for mobilization to serve on active duty as a unit or to augment or be augmented by another unit.
- also called unit of issue
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: operations
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