strategic reserve


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strategic reserve

[strə′tē·jik ri′zərv]
(ordnance)
That quantity of material which is placed in a particular geographic location due to strategic considerations or in anticipation of major interruptions in the supply distribution system; it is over and above the stockage objective.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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