residual forces

residual forces

Unexpended portions of the remaining United States forces that have an immediate combat potential for continued military operations, and that have been deliberately withheld from utilization.
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It has also announced the US troop surge and its residual forces are already engaged against the Afghan Taliban.
Convergence criteria of residual forces were used for these nonlinear simulations with a tolerance of 1 x [10.sup.-3].
Therefore, it is expedient to investigate only influence of wires stretching on residual forces which is created by brake mechanisms on the section between pay-off spools and crimp terminals of closing machine.
The US could not enter into agreements with Iraq in 2011 for keeping residual forces in Iraq but the now Washington will be keeping some eight thousand troops in Afghanistan.
Government sources have assured that they will arrive in Mozambique next Tuesday and as soon as the observers arrive, "they will familiarize themselves with the terms of reference for monitoring", and begin to work on the key elements of the agreement "namely the cessation of hostilities, the integration of the residual forces of Renamo into the police and the armed forces (FADM), and the economic reinsertion of those who prefer not to join the army or the police.
Then, piecewise linearized yield conditions are [PHI]([N.sub.r] + [N.sub.ej] + [N.sub.c]) [less than or equal to] [N.sub.0], j [member of] J, while [N.sub.r] denotes the unknown statically admissible residual forces. The forces [N.sub.c] are resulting from constant (invariable, permanent) loading: [N.sub.c] = [alpha][F.sub.c].
"As we make decisions on residual forces, there comes a time when if we get too small and our ability to protect our own forces is at risk.
In his visit to Islamabad last week, US Secretary of State John Kerry reportedly told his Pakistani interlocutors that the US was not going to leave Afghanistan in a hurry and that the US was hoping that it could sign an agreement with the Karzai government about the size and nature of the residual forces that would remain after 2014
The Taliban has demanded the withdrawal of all foreign troops from Afghanistan - including any residual forces the United States and NATO plan to leave after the 2014 withdrawal - and the release of all Taliban detainees.
where upper bar means that the fiber residual forces are written following exactly the degrees of freedom of the continuum.
Obama has said that we won't "turn out the lights" in Afghanistan in July 2011; and, indeed, some residual forces will be there for decades.