combat serviceable item

combat serviceable item

[¦käm‚bat ¦sər·və·sə·bəl ‚īd·əm]
(ordnance)
An item of equipment which is complete, ready to perform immediately at its rated capacity, and will remain serviceable under severe operating conditions for a reasonable length of time.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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