host-nation support


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host-nation support

Civil and/or military assistance rendered by a nation to foreign forces within its territory during peacetime, crises or emergencies, or war based on agreements mutually concluded between nations. Also called HNS. See also host nation.
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Logisticians must minimize the logistics "foot print" and maximize use of in-country or host-nation support fuel facilities which simply do not exist in many locations.
Another program was to modernize two airfields, to provide host-nation support capabilities, he said.
The official said Kono and Talbott agreed to "spur the ongoing working-level consultations" over renewing a five-year agreement on host-nation support for U.
Although it is true that Japan's host-nation support is substantial, the subtle implication that the alliance is nearly cost-free to America is misleading on several counts.
He insisted that the host-nation support budget under the new special agreement is an arrangement to meet the real need of maintaining the Japan-U.
Japan provides the most generous host-nation support of all our allies, contributing to peace and security in Asia,'' he said.
military bases and host-nation support were also seen as sources of future cross-Pacific friction.
To that end, both countries are set to strike a new five-year deal on the host-nation support being provided by Tokyo, which will take effect from the fiscal year starting in April, according to the sources.
Ambassador to Japan Thomas Foley agreed Monday to continue efforts on negotiating a renewed accord on Japan's host-nation support for U.
Forces Korea (USFK) and Eighth Army lead annual wartime host-nation support, Wartime Movement Program, and Korean Service Corps conferences to capture CJRSOI requirements.