industrial mobilization


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industrial mobilization

The transformation of industry from its peacetime activity to the industrial program necessary to support the national military objectives. It includes the mobilization of materials, labor, capital, production facilities, and contributory items and services essential to the industrial program. See also mobilization.
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Most fundamental, military power is ultimately the reflection of a nation's industrial mobilization potential.
The funding forms part of the Omnibus Appropriations bill for Industrial Mobilization Capacity, a fund which supports arsenals keep work rates competitive.
The author asserts that the magnitude of this undertaking, necessitating extensive industrial mobilization of the U.
He added that the project will support for rehabilitation of SMEs, capacity building, and industrial mobilization in the province.
Organizations and planning that focused on industrial mobilization were primarily the result of the National Defense Act of 1920 and the Industrial Mobilization Plan of 1924.
And if deterrence fails, a nation with substantial industrial mobilization capabilities can more easily prevail.
Dwight Davis, a former colonel in the American Expeditionary Force in France, had a strong interest in educating officers in procurement and industrial mobilization planning.
Johnson was a vital, skilled administrator, coordinating all military preparedness efforts as he appointed General George Marshall deputy chief of staff, expanded the air corps, implemented the Industrial Mobilization Plan and the Strategic War Materials Act of 1939, streamlined the supply and procurement processes, and issued allocation and educational orders to test essential industries' abilities to produce strategic weapons long before they were needed in the field.
Through each five-year plan developed by the Soviet leadership, industrial mobilization failed to meet not only grandiose projections of the military, but fell far short of fulfilling basic military requirements in tank production until late in the 1930s.
44) It also meant that industrial mobilization in wartime would be vested with the highest authority.
Roosevelt for a "production plan to defeat our enemies"--one that would outline specific air requirements for industrial mobilization should the United States become embroiled in a war.
For example, the superb chapters on finance and industrial mobilization traverse as far as 1916, while those dealing with the war in the Pacific and Africa go to the end of 1917 and 1918 respectively.

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