logistics over-the-shore operations

logistics over-the-shore operations

The loading and unloading of ships without the benefit of deep draft-capable, fixed port facilities in friendly or nondefended territory and, in time of war, during phases of theater development in which there is no opposition by the enemy; or as a means of moving forces closer to tactical assembly areas dependent on threat force capabilities. Also called LOTS operations. See also joint logistics over-the-shore operations.
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They include ground distribution points, airfields, seaports, and logistics over-the-shore operations. The ROK can provide much of this capability and capacity.
The GSAB's primary missions include air movement of supplies, equipment, and personnel, including logistics over-the-shore operations when applicable; aeromedical evacuation; command and control support; and air traffic services.
The 276th Transportation Detachment (Automated Cargo Documentation), 11th Transportation Battalion, located at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Virginia, tracks and documents cargo and provides terminal services in fixed-port or logistics over-the-shore operations.
When the quantity of supplies coming in exceeded the number of Mulberries available, the remaining supplies were offloaded using logistics over-the-shore operations.
These observations set the conditions for effective employment of Army watercraft in support of joint logistics over-the-shore operations and the use of mortuary affairs teams in support of Joint Task Force-Haiti and Department of State recovery operations.

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