war reserves


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war reserves

Stocks of materiel amassed in peacetime to meet the increase in military requirements consequent upon an outbreak of war. War reserves are intended to provide the interim support essential to sustain operations until resupply can be effected.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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War reserves, spares, munitions, and infrastructure are all asked to take risk so that daily operations and training can continue.
The purchase of these munitions rebuilds war reserves and provides options for future contingencies, it clarified.
Speaking at a press conference at Carthage Palace, he noted that this status gives Tunisia eligibility for five benefits: possibility to receive part of the US war reserves stock, have priority in acquisition of military surplus equipment, participation in counter-terrorism initiatives, organisation of training sessions and research and development in the military field.
The DND also said that the fuel allocated as war reserves were used "as we are committed not to stop until the job is done."
Galvez went on to say that, in fact, after the onslaught of super - typhoon Yolanda in November 2013, "fuel allocated as war reserves were utilized as we are committed not to stop until the job is done; and this same fuel needs to be replenished." (with a report from Madel Sabater - Namit)
He stressed that the munitions were part of a program managed by the US military and called War Reserves Stock Allies-Israel (WRSA-I).
She also manages $800 million in infrastructure, ensuring the safe delivery, receipt, and environmentally safe storage of Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) owned bulk petroleum war reserves and is credited as key to the department's zero safety mishaps record, contributing to an enduring regional safety record of more than 1,700 days without an accident.
One photo shows "Police War Reserves and Special Constables" posing for the camera in the cell block exercise yard in Rhiw Road police station in 1940.
Decreased budgets following World War I limited the amount of money it spent on research; maintaining war reserves was considered a higher priority.