operational readiness


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operational readiness

The capability of a unit/formation, ship, weapon system, or equipment to perform the missions or functions for which it is organized or designed. May be used in a general sense or to express a level or degree of readiness. Also called OR. See also combat readiness.
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The Air Chief highlighted that we must remain focused and make dedicated efforts as a team to keep the Pakistan Air Force in highest state of operational readiness.
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AIR reported that navy's major exercise, Theatre Level Operational Readiness Exercise (TROPEX), involved large scale naval manoeuvres in all three dimensions surface, air and underwater, across the Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean Region (IOR).
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ISLAMABAD, July 17 -- The country's top military brass has expressed satisfaction over the operational readiness of the Pakistan Army and has vowed to continue its efforts against the terrorism.
Logistically, Special Forces in the Iraqi theater are posturing to shed excess equipment while at the same time ensuring operational readiness is maintained to conduct missions and train Iraqi SOF (ISOF).
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As industry experts appreciate, the complexity of an airport operational readiness project depends predominately on the systems and equipment employed and the time available for preparation; rather than its physical dimensions.
According to Shelley Antle, Director of Resource and Logistics Management at Fort Knox, most components of the fleet at the Army Armor Center have higher operational readiness rates, primarily because of the access to hard-to-get parts.
These considerations include operational readiness capabilities that are independent of cost.
Getting these soldiers through our exams and into the DENTAC is definitely an operational readiness issue.
Aermacchi announced that the company expects to have the M346 in its initial operational readiness state as early as the end-of-year 2006.

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