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military posture

The military disposition, strength, and condition of readiness as it affects capabilities.
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Noun1.military posture - capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a warmilitary posture - capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war; "we faced an army of great strength"; "politicians have neglected our military posture"
sea power - naval strength
capability, capableness - the quality of being capable -- physically or intellectually or legally; "he worked to the limits of his capability"
firepower - (military) the relative capacity for delivering fire on a target
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
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Saudi Arabia's move on behalf of Pakistan came just days after Islamabad said it would send more than 1,000 troops to the Gulf kingdom, which has expanded its military posture in the region since its 2015 intervention in Yemen's civil war.
As Israel reciprocally beefed up its own military posture, a titanic conflict became simply a matter of time.
The US, long relying on a military posture against North Korea, has been sidelined amid the inter-Korean rapprochement.
Media reports said Pyongyang taking such a military posture was contradictory to its cooperation with the South for the Olympics.
The offensive military posture coupled with international cooperation in modernising India's space programme will have a negative impact on the regional strategic stability.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford added he had not seen a change in the military posture of North Korean forces despite the heightened rhetoric.
has not detected any change in North Korea's military posture reflecting an increased threat, top U.
Despite the increased tension, the United States has not detected any change in North Korea's military posture reflecting an increased threat, the top U.
This will enable our military to have greater agility to conduct operations, recognizing our military posture there is part of a broader regional context.
Moscow, which recently announced that it was reinforcing its military posture in its eastern borders, also (http://www.
He said that India's belligerent military posture and aggressive foreign policy behavior was undermining strategic stability in the region.
However, the reorganisation of the US global military posture has left its combat capabilities in Europe in a depleted state, something that will only be partially remedied by the ongoing and further planned return of US army equipment to Europe.

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