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Synonyms for ton

a United States unit of weight equivalent to 2000 pounds

a British unit of weight equivalent to 2240 pounds

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15, 1965), Military Traffic Management and Terminal Service (MTMTS) guided the deployment of 129.4 million measurement tons from the continental United States to South Vietnam from 1965-1975.
Support to OIF and OEF via the MV Virginian included the movement of nearly 145,000 measurement tons of munitions.
Over the past 18 months, the battalion discharged and loaded 17 vessels with more than 284,600 measurement tons of ammunition and general cargo.
More than 500 measurement tons of munitions sent to the Persian Gulf were trans-shipped through Sunny Point.
During the deployment phase, the team embarked on the major task of discharging and dispositioning 641 pieces of cargo from the MV Cape Horn and 81 pieces of cargo from the MV Scan Bothnia at the Port of Chuk Samet--nearly 18,400 measurement tons of cargo.
In all, over 225,000 measurement tons, or over 6,000 individual pieces, of 1AD equipment was transshipped to Germany.
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