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prepositioned

[¦prē·pə′zish·ənd]
(ordnance)
Actual placement of a weapon at the desired point of detonation and preparation for firing by some form of remote control or a timer mechanism.
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In Region 6, 1,410 bags of OPV white corn seeds, 533 bags of OPV yellow corn seeds, 1,125 bags of conventional hybrid seeds and 2,769 bags of GMO hybrid corn seeds were prepositioned by the DA for affected farmers.
Established in 1993, the Army Prepositioned Afloat (APA) program was tested in 1994 when Iraq amassed troops on the Kuwaiti border.
Placing more prepositioned stocks on land is not advisable.
In Region 5, the DA prepositioned 1,735 bags of rice seeds, 2,303 bags of hybrid seeds, 2,000 bags of genetically modified organism (GMO) yellow corn seeds, 2,405 bags of open-pollinated variety (OPV) white corn seeds, 1,700 bags of white corns seeds and 556.02 kilograms of OPV vegetable seeds.
The DSWD-7 has also prepositioned some FFPs to the local government units and Social Welfare and Development (SWAD) satellite offices in Bohol with a total of 9,743 packs.
Army officials stated that its worldwide APS equipment sets, including APS-3, would be reconstituted in synchronization with the Army's overall equipping priorities when properly funded and in accordance with the official Army worldwide APS reconstitution strategy known as Army Prepositioned Strategy 2015 (APS Strategy 2015).
THE National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) has prepositioned and also put on standby some P1.7 billion worth of food packs and other relief assistance in preparation for Typhoon Ompong (international code name Mangkhut), which is expected to enter the country's area of responsibility today.
Pieces of heavy equipment have also been prepositioned by the Department of Public Works and Highways for possible clearing operations.
The NDRRMC said that as part of the preparations for the typhoon, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has already prepositioned more more than 120,000 family food packs and over P117 million worth of food and non-food items at its field offices in the regions 1, 2, 3, and the Cordilleras.
The military services store prepositioned stocks of equipment and material on ships and land in locations around the world to enable the rapid fielding of combat-ready forces.
In early July, the Meridian, Miss., based Army Reserve unit loaded the Army Prepositioned Stocks vessel, the USNS Sisler, in Charleston, S.C.