war reserves


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war reserves

[′wȯr ri‚zərvz]
(ordnance)
Stocks of material amassed in peacetime to meet the increase in military requirements consequent upon an outbreak of war, and intended to provide the interim support essential to sustain operations until resupply can be effected.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Merton Place on Pwllycrochan AVenue (above) and Police War Reserves and Special Constables (below) Imperial Hotel in Colwyn Bay The Womens Home Guard Auxilliary Group 1942 (above).
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Because the mission was outside the normal logistics chain, it required communication and coordination among individuals associated with Army war reserves at AFSC, the Joint Munitions Command, CEG--A, the Army Materiel Command (AMC), and the Marine Corps.
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Despite the lessons of the preceding years, the British government's anti-gun paranoia remained undiminished and after the disbanding of the Home Guard in 1944, their arms were collected and those not considered suitable for storage as war reserves were disposed of in 1945 and 1946 by dumping them into the North Sea!
A 2010 Congressional Research Service report states that the Army intends to create an effective mix of wheeled vehicle systems by adding thousands of MRAPs into unit MTOEs: 5,570 MRAPs in infantry brigade combat teams (BCTs), 1,700 in heavy BCTs, 165 into Stryker BCTs, 5,350 in support units, 1,000 in training sets, and 1,000 in war reserves.