United States Naval Ship Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

United States Naval Ship

Term Source: JP 4-01.2 (Sealift Support to Joint Operations) ?

1.) A public vessel of the United States that is in the custody of the Navy and is: a. Operated by the Military Sealift Command and manned by a civil service crew; or b. Operated by a commercial company under contract to the Military Sealift Command and manned by a merchant marine crew.

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 4-01.2: Sealift Support to Joint Operations, updated June 2012

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


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