total mobilization

What is total mobilization?

total mobilization meaning in Military terminology / glossary / dictionary is:
Expansion of the active Armed Forces resulting from action by Congress and the President to organize and/or generate additional units or personnel beyond the existing force structure, and the resources needed for their support, to meet the total requirements of a war or other national emergency involving an external threat to the national security.
Source: JP 4-05


reference: DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms