combat development


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combat development

[′käm‚bat də′vel·əp·mənt]
(ordnance)
The research, development, and testing of new doctrine and organization, and their integration with new materiel into the army services to obtain the greatest combat effectiveness.
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The Personnel and Administration Combat Development Activity, ADMINCEN'S combat development activity, assumed responsibility for integrating the doctrine, organization, and equipment developments of the Adjutant General's, Finance, Chaplain, Judge Advocate General's, Medical Service, and Women's Army Corps.
The Combat Development Command, which decides what gear to buy, treated the MRAP as an expensive obstacle to long-range plans for equipment that was more mobile and fit into the Marines Corps' vision as a rapid reaction force.
Department of State, the Marine Corps Combat Development Command at Quantico, the U.
The Coast Alliance, a nonprofit organization formed in 1979 to combat development pressure and pollution, is today working with more than 300 state and local groups.
The Army in some cases has been its own worst enemy," says one Army Combat Development officer familiar with the Aquila.
Most recently, he served as the Commander of Naval Special Warfare Command Headquarters Science, Technology Advisor, Combat Development Officer and a Special Programs Officer.
Col Gregory Breazile, USMC, Director, C2/Cyber and Electronic Warfare Integration Division DC Combat Development & Integration will brief on the MAGTF EW transition plan.
There is in fact very little explanation in the book of how the army actually functioned as an institution during the Cold War, how headquarters functioned, how the army was commanded or structured, or how the army's combat development processes conceived, designed, built, and managed its various field forces.
He is an experienced Qualified Flying Instructor and has served as Directing Staff at Flying Instructors' School, Tambaram as well as at the Tactics and Combat Development Establishment of the IAF.
Mettke (Retired) served as Chief, Program Management Office, Directorate of Combat Development, U.
Robert Walsh, deputy commanding general of the Marine Corps Combat Development Command, said he was excited about the implications of technologies like the rail gun for the future of expeditionary warfare.
To do that, MCoE leadership is focusing on six areas: education and leader development, training, capabilities development, doctrine, combat development, and best practices for the health of the force.

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