special operations-peculiar


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special operations-peculiar

Equipment, material, supplies, and services required for special operations missions for which there is no Service-common requirement. These are limited to items and services initially designed for, or used by, special operations forces until adopted for Service-common use by one or more Military Service; modifications approved by the Commander, US Special Operations Command for application to standard items and services used by the Military Services; and items and services approved by the Commander, US Special Operations Command as critically urgent for the immediate accomplishment of a special operations mission. Also called SO-peculiar. See also Service-common; special operations.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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(1) Congress gave the new command service-like responsibilities, along with the authority to develop and acquire special operations-peculiar equipment, material, supplies, and services.
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Congressional language encouraged defense research activities to assist the command with basic research and advanced engineering to "develop technologies that have special operations potential." (1) Although the legislation establishing the command in 1987 provided for "development and acquisition of Special Operations-peculiar equipment," (2) technology developments did not begin in earnest until 1992.

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