Department Of Defense Sealift Vessel Law and Legal Definition

According to 10 USCS § 2218 [Title 10. Armed Forces; Subtitle A. General Military Law; Part IV. Service, Supply, And Procurement; Chapter 131. Planning And Coordination], the term "Department of Defense sealift vessel" means “any ship owned, operated, controlled, or chartered by the Department of Defense that is any of the following:

(A) A fast sealift ship, including any vessel in the Fast Sealift Program established under section 1424 of Public Law 101-510 (104 Stat. 1683) [10 USCS § 7291 note].

(B) Any other auxiliary vessel that was procured or chartered with specific authorization in law for the vessel, or class of vessels, to be funded in the National Defense Sealift Fund.