force projection


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force projection

The ability to project the military element of national power from the continental United States (CONUS) or another theater, in response to requirements for military operations. Force projection operations extend from mobilization and deployment of forces to redeployment to CONUS or home theater. See also force.
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The new force projection task group (Task: 55-9-4801) is mandatory for all deployable brigades.
force projection," could still strike a chord with some in Washington.
The force projection ship is as essential to a navy as any surface combatant.
Even more interesting, in view of the disproportionate size of Singapore's maritime domain, is how the RSN grew from a small-craft navy to one capable of force projection beyond its immediate littorals within thirty years or so.
extended conventional deterrence--especially if conventional force projection itself becomes substantially more dicey for the United States.
Rapid infrastructure development in the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) and Xinjiang province has considerably upgraded China's military Force projection capability and strategic operational flexibility.
As the premier DOD deployment engineering and analysis center, TEA employs state-of-the-art computational and analytical tools as well as the most advanced information system technologies to satisfy the warfighter's total force projection needs.
The Security unit covers r&d and procurement, military force projection, asset and risk analysis, and operational and strategic planning, and the Environment sector covers incident recovery, external reporting, internal measurement, management and regulations.
The embedded airpower of the Navy carrier, in concert with our Air Force assets, makes a significant contribution to military force projection in support of our national political objectives.
In addition to documenting this double gap, he seeks explanations for it in relation to national foreign policy traditions and strategic culture along four primary dimensions: territorial defense versus force projection as the purpose of the military, military versus civilian preferences of policy instruments, cooperation versus national autonomy as the basis for security policy, and Atlanticism versus Europeanism as the arena for policy cooperation.
According to the joint vision statement, "USJFCOM and USTRANSCOM will transform deployment and distribution into seamless, responsive, synchronized, and interoperable processes that enable rapid delivery and sustainment of joint forces and provide decision makers at all levels with the ability to make accurate, timely decisions for global force projection.
As the DPO, USTRANSCOM is responsible for the overall effectiveness, efficiency, and alignment of DoD-wide distribution activities, including force projection, sustainment, and redeployment and retrograde operations.

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