bare base


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bare base

A base having minimum essential facilities to house, sustain, and support operations to include, if required, a stabilized runway, taxiways, and aircraft parking areas. A bare base must have a source of water that can be made potable. Other requirements to operate under bare base conditions form a necessary part of the force package deployed to the bare base. See also base.
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" This training involves staying out in the field environment, being comfortable in field conditions and being able to do what we do best and that's build a bare base, build tent city."
Organic power sources at 1,100-person expeditionary base Potential Power Source MMBtu's (a)/ ~kW (c) day (b) Black/Gray Water 2+ 30 Food Waste 4+ 50 Paper/Cardboard 40 480 Wood 10 120 Total 56 680 (a) million British thermal units (b) Waste characterizations for "00/Staff, 50/Hospital Bed Bare Bases" were provided in tables labeled "Battelle Report" and "ACC/WMO Report" from Johnson and Diltz in discussion with author.
Operating crews for these defensive systems, as well as additional Air Force civil engineering teams, fly to the bare base in the upper deck of the CATs that deliver these modules.
But we fully understand what it takes to go into a bare base and operate any kind of forces in those bare bases.
It will allow the service to convert a bare base into a working airfield, to augment an existing airfield or to restore ILS capability at damaged airfields.
We exercise a lot back home, but it's not like setting up a real bare base. We're also getting to see a new country and getting good experience working in a tropical environment."
(1) This mind-set has driven a service-centric approach to bare base capability and resulted in capability overlap and logistics inefficiency.
* Activated a bare base to support P3C Orion aircraft surveillance operations to counter illegal immigration into Australia
In addition, members of the wing constructed a bare base without a full civil engineering contingent, flew combat operations simultaneously into both Afghanistan and Iraq, and made critical combat airdrops to resupply Army, Marine and special operations people on the ground, Colonel Re said.
The author believes that the model could become a common Air Force construct, standardizing language so that all levels of command can understand and coordinate with each other on how to generate airpower from a bare base.
He aggressively blended flight safety duties with combat requirements in a bare base environment and brought the lessons home for local dissemination, future planning, and subsequent reporting to the CAF--33 FW safety personnel are already better prepared for the next deployment.
For three days and three nights, 60 "lab rats" from AFRL Reserve program locations throughout the country called Camp Cobra, a bare base facility on the northeast side of the base, home.