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1. Capable of surviving: survivable organisms in a hostile environment.
2. Capable of being survived; not fatal: a survivable illness.

sur·viv′a·bil′i·ty n.


Concept which includes all aspects of protecting personnel, weapons, and supplies while simultaneously deceiving the enemy. Survivability tactics include building a good defense; employing frequent movement; using concealment, deception, and camouflage; and constructing fighting and protective positions for both individuals and equipment.
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The Report Focuses on Aircraft Survivability Equipment Market in Asia Pacific Market, especially in China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Southeast Asia, India, Australia.
This year at SMi's 5th annual Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability taking place between the 12th - 14th November 2019 learn from armoured vehicle military expert Lieutenant Colonel Simon Routledge, SO1 Land Systems, DSTL, UK MoD as he presents on: Enhancing Future British Army Vehicle Survivability.
BAE Systems' integrated systems improve the survivability of airborne, ground, and maritime platforms by automatically sensing, processing, and responding to a wide variety of threats, allowing aircrews, soldiers, and sailors to execute their missions in hostile environments and return home safely.
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Japanese scholars of human survivability studies at Kyoto University explain the foundations of human survivability studies, its methodology, its approach to contemporary problems, its practice, and its future.
Safariland, a provider of a range of safety and survivability products designed for the public safety, military, professional and outdoor markets, acquired Vievu in 2015.
It will work with existing Army aircraft survivability equipment, including aircraft interfaces and countermeasure systems.
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The purpose of this article is to help both the sustainment community and company-level leaders understand how to leverage the targeting process to increase survivability of Soldiers.
I have long admired Safariland's leadership in the safety and survivability market and look forward to working with our new partners to capture the significant opportunity in front of us," Ward said.

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