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Definition of Afloat pre-positioning ships

Afloat pre-positioning ships Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
DOD Dictionary of Military Terms
Forward deployed merchant ships loaded with tactical equipment and supplies to support the initial deployment of military forces. Also called APS. See also merchant ship. (JP 4-01.2)
  
Source: U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Doctrine Division. ( About )