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convoy Definition (US DoD)

Official definition of the United States Department of the term convoy .

convoy Definition (US DoD)

Official definition of the United States Department of the term convoy .

convoy



1. A number of merchant ships and/or naval auxiliaries usually escorted by warships and/or aircraft — or a single merchant ship or naval auxiliary under surface escort — assembled and organized for the purpose of passage together. 2. A group of vehicles organized for the purpose of control and orderly movement with or without escort protection that moves over the same route at the same time and under one commander. See also coastal convoy; evacuation convoy; ocean convoy. (US DoD)
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