unit strength


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unit strength

[′yü·nət ′streŋkth]
(ordnance)
As applied to a friendly or enemy unit, relates to the number of personnel, amount of supplies, armament equipment and vehicles, and the total logistic capabilities.
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Initial unit strength of the 595th will be 40 military and 40 civilians.
Operational control (OPCON) unit strength is included in the personnel strength report of the parent unit of assignment (supporting commander).
While many authorities have sharply criticized the US Army's individual replacement system, Rush finds it a good system because it focuses on the maintenance of unit strength and permits an organization to stay in the line even as casualties mount.
Most of the existing configured-load modules were developed for use across DOD, regardless of unit strength or configuration.
* Oppose the deployment of women in close combat positions and related policies that detract from unit strength, deployability, morale and discipline
Continuous combat degrades unit strength, and such losses must be countered by a continual influx of trained replacements.
Having a total unit strength of almost one hundred soldiers, the reservists outnumber the regulars by two to one.
The Indian Army has around 400 units of infantry serving in the most difficult parts which also included the significant part of the unit strengths of the Rashtriya Rifles units entrusted with the counter-terrorism operations in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
Identification of unit strengths for sustainment and weaknesses that need to improve is the end state objective.
Participants discussed their unit strengths and weaknesses and ways to make the exercise better for their peer groups and battalions.
The strength of the book is the research that the author has done, obvious in terms of citations and detail related to unit strengths, losses, and weapons capabilities.