Digital technologies used in the field of military transport


  • Ana-Maria MERLUȘCĂ ”Carol I” National Defence University, Bucharest, Romania



transport, military, sustainment, digital solutions.


Military transport as a sub-field of operational logistics ensures both the movement of forces from one location to another as well as their supply and support during military exercises or operations. Ensuring the transportation of materials to the fighting forces at the right time and place, as well as in the necessary quantity, is essential for the successful completion of missions. In this regard, during the planning process for force support, determinants such as destination, duration, distance, and the logistic support demand for the operation are taken into account. Technological evolution allows for the adoption of digital solutions in the logistics field, with the following benefits: reducing the risk of human losses, access to difficult locations, visibility over transported goods, and increased speed of response to logistic support requests.
The purpose of this article is to highlight a series of digital technology solutions applied in the field of military transportation. To write this article, a qualitative research strategy was applied to gain an in-depth understanding of the phenomena and processes related to military transport. The data collection technique used was the analysis of manuals, regulations, doctrines, articles published in journals and magazines, media content, websites of digital technology developers, and specialized books.
The conclusion of the article lies in highlighting the advantages of using robotic technology to ensure military transport.


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How to Cite

MERLUȘCĂ, A.-M. . (2024). Digital technologies used in the field of military transport. BULLETIN OF "CAROL I" NATIONAL DEFENCE UNIVERSITY, 13(2), 142–150.