force projection


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force projection

The ability to project the military element of national power from the continental United States (CONUS) or another theater, in response to requirements for military operations. Force projection operations extend from mobilization and deployment of forces to redeployment to CONUS or home theater. See also force.
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In what can be termed as nothing short of a myopic outlook to the entire region's trajectory, India's efforts at enhancing its force projection capabilities and tilting this delicate balance in its favour is replete with risks.
It is rebalancing the force mix among the three components and reducing timelines for critical sustainment capabilities, particularly in the first 30 days of force projection and theater opening operations.
The acquisition strategy for the program is still being developed, but the force projection office hopes to model it off the squad multipurpose equipment transport program, which is a system intended to act as a robotic mule that will haul soldiers' equipment.
To find total force projections onto axes O'x and O'y we should calculate projections of the attractive, orbital and repulsive forces onto these axes.
Since its inception in the 1980s, the VISTA/F-16 program has been instrumental in developing and testing new flight technologies that affect operational readiness and force projection. The VISTA/F-16 testbed is a unique fixture in aerospace and defense, offering fully programmable flight controls and avionics systems.
The planting of a bomb in Russian aircraft was a requite to Russian force projection in Syria.
This task can be directly linked to the line of engineer support of enabling force projection and expeditionary logistics.
Since 2009, Ballard has been the associate technical director for military engineering, force projection and maneuver support within ERDC's Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory.
"It can provide humanitarian aid and disaster relief, and it's been likened to being the Swiss army knife of the ADF's force projection and combat power," the ship's Amphibious Operations Officer Major Matthew Singers added.
Bacevich focuses on the shortsightedness of leadership within the military and their efforts to justify a large military force by self-servingly embracing force projection without regard for the consequences.
The strategic value of force projection beyond the Andaman islands is seen in terms of deterrence as well given the aggressive military Chinese expansion.
The three main themes of the Gulf Defence Conference are "New Paradigms in Land Warfare", "Future Air Power Transformations" and "Naval Force Projection & Future Maritime Operations".

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