combat load


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combat load

The total warlike stores carried by an aircraft.
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BCT commanders requesting and holding combat loads that exceed their unit needs affect overall theater munitions operations in several ways.
Sustainment stocks that accompany units during deployments are known as combat loads.
The Army and Marine Corps have endlessly studied ways to reduce the combat load, but in the end, it's water that contributes considerably to the heavy load, Fuller says in an interview at his office in Fort Belvoir, Va.
has developed a weapon system that reduces by 43 percent a soldier's combat load.
This contract also puts the Army in the forefront of using advanced electro-optics technology to lessen the combat load of overburdened soldiers.
The goal of the program is to develop biologically inspired climbing aids to enable warfighters carrying a full combat load to scale vertical walls constructed from typical building materials.
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?
Wearing 50 pounds of armor and carrying an M-4 assault rifle with a full combat load, an Air Force recruiter is working to recruit the future of the Afghan air force.
5 kg casualty drag, which is the approximate weight of a US infantryman with a combat load.

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