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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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Criticism of Japan's new military posture has been heard by the people of Okinawa.
Judging by China's history of 'debt-trap diplomacy,' it was only a matter of time before it used its leverage over Cambodia to strengthen its regional military posture. According to the Wall Street Journal, the time came this spring, when China and Cambodia secretly signed an agreement giving China exclusive rights to a part of Cambodia's Ream Naval Base on the Gulf of Thailand.
His diplomatic offensive comes as Washington seeks to reassure its traditional friends of its support in the face of China's more assertive foreign policy and military posture.
For Cyprus and Greece, there should be a renewed focus on real security issues, looking at the growing military posture of Turkey offshore Mediterranean, in addition to energy security.
"Over time this negotiation will take a form where we're going to have to start making some changes to the military posture on the peninsula," he added.
"Our military posture has not changed since the conclusion of the Singapore summit and no decisions have been made about suspending any future exercises." (end) ak.gta
Harris, who was born in Japan to a Japanese mother, is known for his tough military posture toward China.
Central command Commander General Joseph Votel told the Senate that the containment of China and Russia has become an integral part of Centcom future strategic mission and of particular concern is the Chinese managed port at Gawdar which could contribute to China's military posture and force projection.
These fighters will have a positive impact on Taiwan's self-defence and would act as a necessary deterrent to China's aggressive military posture across the Asia-Pacific region, the senators said."The survivability of the F-35B and modern long-range sensors could help Taiwan intercept Chinese missiles, promoting deterrence well into the next decade.
"These fighters will have a positive impact on Taiwan's self-defense and would act as a necessary deterrent to China's aggressive military posture across the Asia-Pacific region," they said.
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.

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