Fleet Forces (USFF) Opportune Lift (OPLIFT) program methodology.
In June 2010, Commander, USFF and Commander, NAVSUP designated N48.5 as the functional agent for USFF's Opportune Lift Program.
This example of joint cooperation came about after the Army Field Support Command (AFSC) at Rock Island, Illinois, agreed to assist the Marine Corps in an "opportune lift
" of ammunition that the Marines wanted moved to Europe.
The Opportune Lift
(OPLIFT) program enables NOLSC to use Military Sealift Command-sponsored vessels to transport munitions in direct support of ammunition resupply, meeting required delivery dates, and retrograde rollback operations.
This may mean anything from buying a Special Assignment Airlift Mission (SAAM) to using available space on a commissioned Navy ship (Opportune Lift
The ship also took on four personal vehicles made possible by the Opportune Lift
(OPLIFT) Program, which will be delivered once the ship reaches homeport back in the U.S.
Additionally, AMMO acts as the Fleet Opportune Lift
(OPLIFT) manager for ordnance in the eastern and middle Pacific.