Global Transportation Network


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Global Transportation Network

The automated support necessary to enable USTransportation Command and its components to provide globaltransportation management. The Global Transportation Network provides the integrated transportation data and systemsnecessary 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 militaryoperations. The Global Transportation Network collects, integrates, and distributes transportation information to combatant commanders, Services, and other Department of Defense customers. Global Transportation Network provides USTransportation Command with the ability to perform command and control operations, planning and analysis, and businessoperations in tailoring customer requirements throughout the requirements process. Also called GTN. See also global transportation management; in-transit visibility; United States Transportation Command.
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