war reserve


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war reserve

Aircraft, armament, and spares kept in reserve for use in war as well as to make up for a shortfall as a result of attrition.
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Found in the one forgotten warehouse of war reserve were a huge lot of 91/30 Snipers all ready for issue.
Specifically, NNSA's goals were to create a capability to manufacture 10 pits per year starting in 2007 and to deliver a single W88 war reserve pit to the stockpile in 2007.
as well, doubling the funds allotted to the existing program whereby America stores arms and equipment in classified US facilities in Israel, called War Reserve Stockpiles.
National Guard and war reserve tanks that have not been modified with the DHI should continue to use the old configuration DAP.
The goal was to avoid the complete depletion of all airdrop war reserve stocks of high velocity CDS systems and to reduce operation and support costs.
The collocated operating bases serve as reception and "bed-down" centers for incoming forces for exercises, contingencies and wartime, as well as manage a massive war reserve materiel program.
Seven more will be stored in the Army war reserve at Pine Bluff Arsenal, Ark.
It created incentives for improvements in such key areas as mobility, logistic support, modern munitions, and war reserve stocks.
Sir, - At the launching of my book - Escape from Catastrophe - 1940 Dunkirk - at the Imperial War Museum in May last year, I was asked by members of various voluntary organisations (who were there to help on the home shores during the Second World War and were represented at the launching) whether I could write a book about those voluntary services, including ARP Fire Watchers, Coast Watchers, Auxiliary Fire Service, WVS Home Guard, War Reserve Police etc.
Section 112 authorizes the President to transfer to Israel, in return for concessions to be negotiated by the Secretary of Defense, with the concurrence of the Secretary of State, any or all of certain war reserve stockpiles for allies (WRSA), to include munitions, equipment, and material such as armor, artillery, automatic weapons ammunition, and missiles that:
No doubt we're digging into our war reserve stocks.
Our village bobby was replaced by a local Police War Reserve officer (who, we quickly found, was as strict as his predecessor).