roll-on/roll-off


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roll-on/roll-off

denoting a cargo ship or ferry designed so that vehicles can be driven straight on and straight off
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"All culminated in one day where we have out first deployment and our first Large, Medium-Speed, Roll-on/Roll-off ship arrive."
Last but not least is the newest addition to the MTMCTEA family of publications, the "Large, Medium-Speed, Roll-on/Roll-off Ships Users' Manual," MTMCTEA Pamphlet 700-6, dated September 2002.
In his gaze, Messervy sees MTMC transporters having greatly amplified stow data and detail for the equipment carried aboard the Military Sealift Command's mammoth Large, Medium-Speed, Roll-on/Roll-off Ships, sailing the seas of the world.
Braegelmann toured the Military Sealift Command's USNS Bob Hope, one of almost a score of Large, Medium-Speed, Roll-on/Roll-off Ships built for the rapid movement of huge military cargoes.
The operations included two records: The unit's first experience with a Large, Medium-Speed, Roll-on/Roll-Off vessel, and the successful completion of the largest ammunition move in Korea in the last half-century.
Members of the 599th Transportation Group quickly moved the Cobra Gold cargo onto USNS Seay, a Large, Medium-Speed, Roll-on/Roll-off vessel which was called in as a replacement.