combat load


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combat load

The total warlike stores carried by an aircraft.
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"And then we have what we call second combat load which is prepositioned to the mother unit, to his battalion.
Strength and power being highly correlated to high-intensity military tasks is also congruent with the findings of Harman et al (19) who found that lower body power could predict simulated battlefield performance on a course that included a 30 m run and a 27 m zigzag run with an 18 kg combat load. In the present study, lower body strength was the only variable that had a consistently strong correlation with overall loaded course time, as well as with every individual component of the course (prone position to 5 m, 30 m sprint, 27 m zigzag run, 10 m casualty drag).
To the authors' knowledge, this is the first study to detail the physiological responses, RPE, and combat load during authentic international-level karate competition.
A typical combat load is around 100 pounds of gear for a single soldier, including batteries, ammunition, rations and other supplies.
Vincent Winkowski asked why a gunner couldn't carry a combat load of ammo.
What is involved prior to the underway replenishment when the Carrier Strike Group (CSG) or Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) takes on its combat load of ordnance?
Since the "worst case scenario" of an imminent Iraqi invasion of Saudi Arabia was very plausible and might have compelled the 24th Infantry Division to fight the Iraqis at Saudi ports, the Army asked MTMC to "combat load" the 24th's major equipment with tanks and vehicles driven onto the vessels with full fuel tanks and ammunition racks.
"Based on the results of the demo, I feel that the SMT proved that it could enhance a military operator's ability to carry a combat load, improve endurance in the field and increase situational awareness."
I have drafted roles of engagement many times before, but I have never applied them myself while in possession of a full combat load of 210 live rounds and while responsible for the lives of other soldiers.
In addition, this was the first time that the Strykers had been transported on a C-130 with a full combat load and crew complement.
Today's combat load, in the range of 100--120 pounds, is essentially the same as it was in World War II.
This went well, so Skuridin was assigned to fly a solo mission in a line aircraft loaded only with a combat load of ammunition for the on-board 23-mm cannon.

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