builddown

builddown

(ˈbɪldˌdaʊn)
n
(Military) a planned numerical reduction, esp of nuclear weapons where, for every new weapon built, two or more older weapons are destroyed
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TPP includes the use of a builddown method that is unavailable under NAFTA.
"That is reflected in the American defense builddown proposed in Obama's new budget.
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Began Post-Post-9/11 Military Builddown: After winning agreement from congressional Republicans and Democrats in summer 2011 budget deal to reduce projected defense spending by $450 billion, proposed new DoD budget this year with cuts of that size and a new national defense strategy that would shrink ground forces from 570,000 to 490,000 over the next ten years while increasing programs in intelligence gathering and cyberwarfare.
Figure 3 provides an example of regional value content calculations using the builddown method, which is one of the two methods reportedly preferred by automakers based on the adjusted value of an automobile.
Every process contains moments of before and after, encompassing buildup (and builddown) and what that leads to.
Yet as a result of budgetary reductions there are fewer arms controllers, fewer officials committed to the nuclear builddown, fewer people able to undertake high quality international analysis.
The builddown of national defense has cast a shadow over particular industries and regions of the nation.