strategic material

strategic material

[strə′tē·jik mə′tir·ē·əl]
(industrial engineering)
A material needed for the industrial support of a war effort.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Communist China badly needed rubber because the US had banned the sale of rubber, a strategic material, to Communist China.
Their estimate of undiscovered REE deposits include a mean expected value of 1.4 million metric tons of REE and 3.48 million metric tons of niobium which, while not a REE, is considered a critical strategic material due to its use in various superconducting purposes including electronics, nuclear industries, and optics.
We see many exciting investment opportunities in the market and are now positioned with this new fund platform to make great investments and have a strategic material impact on enhancing the value of our portfolio companies."
Natural rubber is so important in the manufacture of tires, especially big tires that take a lot of Stress, like those on airplanes and tractors, that it is considered a strategic material. But the supply of Malaysian rubber has been declining.
In a court session on Friday, the panel of judges requested that the Ankara Prosecutor's Office in charge of crimes that fall under Antiterrorism Law (TMK) Article 10 identify the individuals named in a document titled the Civilian Affairs Coordination Group, part of the strategic material created by the generals who led the coup at the time.
The defence procurement directive changes the game for public authorities and the industry in terms of the acquisition of military and strategic material while respecting the subsidiarity principle.
The newspaper report said possible targets would include Japan's manufacturing and financial industries, exports and investments in China as well as 'strategic material imports', an apparent reference to rare earth metals used in many high-tech products.
Based on the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) website, the production of the strategic material has been estimated more than 93,000tons in the first five months of the year starting on March, 19,000 tons of which just belongs to August which shows the growth of 12.5 percent compacted to July.
Our production support services include complete instrument system assembly and performance testing, strategic material sourcing, purchasing and inventory management, spare parts management, depot repair, and instrument refurbishment.
Another resource soon to be available via DAU is a course titled "Strategic Material Selection," which will provide information on useful chemical ranking tools for acquisition professionals to select component materials.
Controlling the creation and transfer of strategic material is an imperative as old as human conflict.

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