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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In early March, SDDC transporters simultaneously worked cargo operations on tour Large, Medium-Speed, Roll-on/Roll-off vessels at Ash Shuaiba, Kuwait.
Like clockwork, the Military Sealift Command's Large, Medium Speed, Roll-on/Roll-off vessel USNS Mendonca traveled up the Delaware River on an exacting schedule.
Equipment was loaded on one container ship and three different roll-on/roll-off ships over the course of nine days.
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.