Meaning of COMPONENT in English

COMPONENT

1. One of the subordinate organizations that constitute a joint force. Normally a joint force is organized with a combination of Service and functional components. 2. In logistics, a part or combination of parts having a specific function, which can be installed or replaced only as an entity. Also called COMP. See also functional component command; Service component command. (JP 1)

DOD English dictionary of military terms.      Английский словарь военных терминов DOD.