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logistics

Definition/Scope: The science of planning and carrying out the movement and maintenance of forces. In its most comprehensive sense, those aspects of military operations which deal with: design and development, acquisition, storage, movement, distribution, maintenance, evacuation, and disposition of material; movement, evacuation, and hospitalization of personnel; acquisition or construction, maintenance, operation, and disposition of facilities; and acquisition or furnishing of services.



Use:

roll-on / roll-off ships


Used For:

logistics operations

Broader Terms:

1st Corps Support Command
1st Marine Logistics Group
1st Sustainment Command
2nd Marine Logistics Group
3rd Marine Logistics Group
4th Marine Logistics Group
Acquisition and Cross-Servicing Agreement
Air Force Logistics Command
Air Force Negotiating Team
Army Logistics Integration Agency
Army Materiel Systems Analysis Activity
Army officer functional areas
Army Sustainment Command
Cargo Movement Operations System
Commander Task Force Five Three
Defense Distribution Center
Defense Exports and Cooperation
Defense Logistics Agency Europe and Africa
Defense Logistics Agency Pacific
Defense Readiness Reporting System
Global Combat Support System Marine Corps
Joint Petroleum Office
Seaport of Debarkation
Seaport of Embarkation
Sustainment WFF
Task Force 73

Narrower Terms:

Air Support Operations Center
ammunition management
Army Battle Command System
Army Logistics Integration Agency
Career Management Field 51 (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology)
combined logistics
Common Logistics Command and Control System
common user logistics
Defense Exports and Cooperation
effects-based approach to logistics
focused logistics
G-4
heavy equipment transport system
international logistics
joint logistics
logistical training
materiel acquisition
medical logistics
naval logistics
operational logistics
ordnance
port
quartermaster
split-based logistics
split-based operation
storage depot
strategic logistics
supply points
tactical logistics
transportation management

Related Terms:

3rd Marine Logistics Group
air terminal
ASA(ALT)
Assistant Secretary of the Army (Research, Development and Acquisition)
combat service support
in-transit visibility
inland terminal
J4
line-haul
local-haul
Logistics Civil Augmentation Program
Main Supply Route
Movement Tracking System
operations officer
theater storage area
water terminal


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