Vocab: SLOCs

SLOCs: Lines on Land, in the Air, and on the Sea:

SLOC-Vocab (Link to PDF)

战略通道 - strategic lanes of communication; LOC
The roads (道路), waterways (水道), sea navigation routes (海上航线), and air navigation routes (空中航线) possessing major value to the interests and strategic overall situation (战略全局) of a country.

海上战略通道 - sea lines of communication; SLOC
-- alternate: 海上交通线 - sea lines of communication; SLOC
-- alternate: 海上通道 - sea lines of communication; SLOC
The primary maritime routes [海上航线] between ports [港口], used for trade [贸易], logistics [物流] and naval forces [海军]. The main international maritime navigation routes (海上航线) possessing major value to the interests and strategic overall situation (战略全局) of a country.

空中交通线 - air lanes of communication, ALOC
-- alternate: 空中通道 - air lines of communication; ALOC
The primary air routes [空中航线] between airports [空港], used for trade [贸易], logistics [物流] and air forces [空军]. The main domestic and international air navigation routes (空中航线) possessing major value to the interests and strategic overall situation (战略全局) of a country.

主要补给线 - main supply line; main supply route; MSR.
The roads (道路), land based waterways (水道, 江河), pipelines (输油管道, 天然气管道), and other key land navigation routes (陆上航线) that possess major value to the interests and strategic overall situation (战略全局) of a population, a military or a country.

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