combat rations


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combat rations

A generic term for military-issue food provided to soldiers on the front line of combat.
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When combat operations continue beyond the initial entry phase, most nations quickly transition from combat rations to catered meals prepared in dining facilities.
With every project that we do, we always try to get as much Soldier input as we can," said Bob Trottier, Combat Rations Team leader.
To demonstrate her point, Evangelos talked about several new innovative combat rations that are soon to be deployed to the field and to Navy ships.
Next thing I knew, nine huge boxes of combat rations were sitting in my living room and I had no other option but to eat the whole lot of them.
Forward looking statements include: HPP is being applied to meet the joint demands of the military for expanding variety and improving the quality of combat rations and for civilian sector convenience foods; High-pressure processed foods meet today's consumer demands for minimally processed, additive-free foods with fresh-like characteristics while providing the ultimate in safety; An approved high pressure-assisted sterilization process is expected to be approved by regulatory agencies within one year.
Although quite a varied diet was provided for the troops, based on the contemporary British Army (1910) ration scale, the food served in front line was of course based around bully beef and biscuits as these were the combat rations of the day.
6,000m weapon cleaning material, 120,000 combat rations, 200 camouflage nets.
Contract Awarded for Combat Rations For Australian Defence Force
Admiral Platt is the Chairman of The Wornick Company, the largest seller of combat rations to the Department of Defense and the Chairman of IDM Services, a Washington based, international data storage firm.
Meanwhile, improvements continue to be made to the traditional line of combat rations, known as meals, ready to eat, or MREs, Darsch said.
of Cincinnati, a leading supplier of combat rations and humanitarian feeding programs for the Department of Defense.
The contract has as its object the supply of combat rations meet the technical requirements specified in the ST 316 / U.
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