Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka
Definition/Scope: (DLA) Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, is strategically located to provide joint distribution support throughout the Western Pacific, Indian Ocean and the Persian Gulf. The command headquarters and primary functional sites are located at U.S. Naval Base in Yokosuka; three other sites include U.S. Naval Base in Sasebo, Okinawa, and Yokohama North Dock. DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, provides the full range of physical distribution support to the Joint Forces. Service is primarily provided to warships of the Carrier Strike Group homeported in Yokosuka, the Expeditionary Strike Group homeported in Sasebo, U.S. naval vessels transiting the 7th Fleet Area of Responsibility, as well as the major Department of Defense industrial shore commands and military bases throughout Japan, Singapore, Diego Garcia and the Middle East. Additionally, DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan is an integral player in contingency plans for war scenarios in the Far East. DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan is composed of 24 facilities which contain 3.7 million cubic feet of covered storage and 61,000 square feet of open storage. The distribution center has general purpose, humidity controlled, secure, hazardous material, freeze and chill warehousing capabilities. The principal commodities distributed through DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, include repair parts, depot level reparables, bottled gasses, lumber and Hazardous Materials. Services include transshipments, ODS bottle collection center for the Far East, cold storage facilities and specialty warehousing for Level 1 Subsafe metal stock for submarine repair as well as large items such as ship’s propellers and aircraft assemblies. DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan also receives and transships break bulk cargo for all services through Yokohama North Dock.
Used For:Defense Distribution Depot Yokosuka Japan
Acronym:DLA Distribution Yokosuka
Broader Terms:Defense Distribution Center
Related Terms:7th fleet