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.
The nature of the airdrop missions meant the equipment was non-recoverable, resulting in an estimated cost of $25 million and once again depleting Army war reserve stocks of CDS equipment to critical levels.
The Marine Corps ammunition and the other stocks eventually will become part of the War Reserve Stocks for Allies program and will be shipped to another host nation.
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.
His first victim was Ruth Fuerst, an Austrian refugee who, thinking that this War Reserve Policeman could help her, called on him while his wife was away.
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).
These services include program management, engineering, technical support, logistics services, and follow-on technical support for ship reactivations and transfers; field engineering, ship repair and modernization, ship systems installations, ordnance engineering, facility operations, war reserve materials management, and IT systems integration; automated complex systems health management; aircraft sustainment and maintenance services; and management, maintenance, storage and disposal support for seized and forfeited general property programs.
Contract Awarded for Continue managing War Reserve Materiel (WRM) assets