Definition of Department of Defense container system

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Department of Defense container system

'Department of Defense container system' is an military term. It means '(DOD) All Department of Defense owned, leased, and controlled 20- or 40-foot intermodal International Organization for Standardization containers and flatracks, supporting equipment such as generator sets and chassis, container handling equipment, information systems, and other infrastructure that supports Department of Defense transportation and logistic operations, including commercially provided transportation services. This also includes 463L pallets, nets, and tie down equipment as integral components of the Department of Defense container system. See also container-handling equipment; containerization; International Organization for Standardization'.

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