peacetime force materiel requirement

peacetime force materiel requirement

The quantity of an item required to equip, provide a materiel pipeline, and sustain the United States force structure (active and reserve) and those allied forces designated for United States peacetime support in current Secretary of Defense guidance (including approved supply support arrangements with foreign military sales countries) and to support the scheduled establishment through normal appropriation and procurement leadtime periods.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.