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Global Transportation Network

Definition/Scope: (DOD) The automated support necessary to enable US Transportation Command and its components to provide global transportation management. The Global Transportation Network provides the integrated transportation data and systems necessary to accomplish global transportation planning, command and control, and in-transit visibility across the range of military operations. The designated Department of Defense in-transit visibility system provides customers with the ability to track the identity, status, and location of Department of Defense units and non-unit cargo, passengers, patients, forces, and military and commercial airlift, sealift, and surface assets from origin to destination across the range of military operations. The Global Transportation Network collects, integrates, and distributes transportation information to combatant commanders, Services, and other Department of Defense customers. Global Transportation Network provides US Transportation Command with the ability to perform command and control operations, planning and analysis, and business operations in tailoring customer requirements throughout the requirements process. JP 3-17



Used For:

Movement and Maneuver WFF

Broader Terms:

Defense Transportation System
Global Positioning System
Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command
Movement Tracking System
US Transportation Command, Combatant Command, Unified

Narrower Terms:

air transport
Army Strategic Mobility Program
Defense Transportation System
Global Transportation Network
ground mobility
in-transit visibility
Movement Tracking System
Strategic Mobility Program
transportation information

Related Terms:

C2 operations
Defense Distribution Center
Defense Energy Support Center
Defense Logistics Agency
Defense Supply Center (Columbus)
Defense Supply Center (Philadelphia)
Defense Supply Center (Richmond)
line-haul
local-haul
planning analysis


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