- amphibious assault bulk fuel system
- The petroleum, oils, and lubricants discharge system used to support US Marine Corps amphibious assaults and maritime pre-positioning force operations. It consists of 5,000 or 10,000 feet of buoyant 6-inch hose deployed from a landing ship, tank in amphibious assaults, or a maritime pre-positioning ship in maritime pre-positioning force operations. See also amphibious assault; petroleum, oils, and lubricants.
Military dictionary. 2000.
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