follow-up supplies


follow-up supplies
Supplies delivered after the initial landings or airdrop to resupply units until routine supply procedures can be instituted. These supplies may be delivered either automatically or on an on-call basis and are prepared for delivery by supporting supply units. See also resupply; routine supplies; supplies.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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