The US Navy has always carried its lighters on the force's Maritime Prepositioning Ships operated by Military Sealift Command, and the service has recognised the importance of this humble, yet vital, craft pouring investment into the Improved Navy Lighterage System.
What does NL stand for?
NL stands for Navy Lighterage (US DoD)
This definition appears very rarely and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
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We have 44 other meanings of NL in our Acronym Attic
- No Kill Zone (gaming)
- Namelijk (Dutch: namely)
- National Laboratory
- National Lead (Industries)
- National League (baseball)
- National Libertarian
- Natural Language
- Naujieji Lietuviai (Lithuanian: New Lithuanians)
- Naval Lighter (US Navy)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Red 3 was capable of receiving Logistics Sup port Vessel-class vessels or smaller, Red 2 could receive LCU-class vessels or smaller, and Red 1 was capable of receiving Improved Navy Lighterage System and Landing Craft Mechanized class vessels.
In the north bay, employees assemble the final production run of the Improved Navy Lighterage System--barge-like vessels that can transport vehicles, cargo and troops from warships to the shore.
Navy, on options for the Improved Navy Lighterage System (INLS).
Rolling stock was moved to the roll-on/roll-off discharge facility and Navy lighterage.
In an historic event, Sailors aboard amphibious assault ship USS Tarawa (LHA 1) participated in a welldeck operation with the Improved Navy Lighterage System (INLS), or floating dock, recently.
Navy, as well as a floating causeway designated the Improved Navy Lighterage System (INLS).
In addition to the Littoral Combat Ship, Marinette Marine is under contract to build the Improved Navy Lighterage System (INLS) for the U.