state of readiness


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Related to state of readiness: in a state of flux

state of readiness

See: defense readiness condition; weapons readiness state.
References in classic literature ?
Every town-gate and village taxing-house had its band of citizen- patriots, with their national muskets in a most explosive state of readiness, who stopped all comers and goers, cross-questioned them, inspected their papers, looked for their names in lists of their own, turned them back, or sent them on, or stopped them and laid them in hold, as their capricious judgment or fancy deemed best for the dawning Republic One and Indivisible, of Liberty, Equality, Fraternity, or Death.
My purpose, in short, is to have all things in an absolutely perfect state of readiness for Diana and Mary before next Thursday; and my ambition is to give them a beau-ideal of a welcome when they come.
Michelle Howard, "Current State of Readiness of US Forces," testimony before the Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support, March 15, 2016, 5, www.
The IAF Command has alerted all its bases to be at a high state of readiness to respond to the emerging situation," said Col SD Goswami, PRO, Army's Northern Command.
Such equipment has been ordered to shore up their state of readiness in such conditions.
Al-Halqi added that the country is passing through conditions which required raising the state of readiness of all developmental and economic sectors.
CNN quoted the source as saying that if there is need, the destroyers can carry out tasks pertaining to Syria, pointing out that the entire US Army is in a state of readiness in case US President takes a military (intervention) decision -- if President Obama opts in favor of implementing one of the military options.
Now, more than ever, our nation must retain a credible means of mitigating such risks by maintaining forward-deployed forces, agile and mobile, and trained to a high state of readiness.
South Korea's military said it was not affected by the cyber attack but raised its state of readiness in response.
The firm said that the survey would be unveiled at the Exporta Trade Finance Week in Dubai, and would assess the state of readiness of banks and corporate entities in the region to support the processing of new Supply Chain Finance (SCF) transactions, in particular the new Bank Payment Obligation (BPO), scheduled for release in April 2013.
The survey will be unveiled at the Exporta Trade Finance Week in Dubai, the event for the trade and export finance industry within the region, and will assess the state of readiness of banks and corporates in the region for supporting the processing of new SCF transactions, in particular the new Bank Payment Obligation (BPO), scheduled for release in April 2013.
NeverthelessJerusalem is on a heightened state of readiness, so this is your chance to call and hector your Jerusalem-based mishpocha and ask them to be careful.