Three concepts are essential to the study of the economic basis of warfare. The first of these concepts—logistics—in the traditional sense had to do with the transport, quartering, and supply of troops in the field; however, recent combat experience has greatly expanded the meaning of the word.
Vanaman, A. W.
"Introduction to Economic Mobilization,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 4
, Article 2.
Available at: https://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol4/iss10/2