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Afloat prepositioning

Afloat prepositioning

not all equipment meets the Army"s readiness goal : report to the Chairman, Subcommittee on Readiness, Committee on Armed Services, U.S. Senate


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Written in English

  • United States. -- Army -- Supplies and stores,
  • United States. -- Army -- Operational readiness,
  • United States. -- Army -- Inventory control,
  • Logistics

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    Other titlesNot all equipment meets the Army"s readiness goal
    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office
    The Physical Object
    Pagination22 p.
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15221322M

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As the Army looks to the future, the coming decades are likely to be ones of persistent conflict—protracted confrontation among state, non-state and individual actors who use violence to achieve their political and ideological ends.

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