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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At Action Surplus in Glenwood, people are buying military MREs, or meals ready to eat, packets of water, water purification tablets and gas masks.
MRE - Meals Ready to Eat, dropped to the Afghan people.
Consumer demand for flexible pouches and plastic containers is rising, due to the growing preference for meals ready to eat (MREs) and semi-cooked food products in an increasingly busy and time-constrained society.
So far, nine C-130 relief Flights including the present two have been operated and the relief carried included Army Field Hospital of 30 beds (50 member with doctors, paramedics and technicians), 38 Men army USAR team with state of art equipment ( team has returned after successfully completing their assigned task) , medicines and 3,000 packs of Meals Ready to Eat (MREs) for different communities / stranded tourists, 1,565 tents, 15 Community Shelter, 3000 tarpaulin shelters, 3 ton of food packs, 1 ton rice, 3000 Meals Ready to Eat and 12 tons of medicines (sent with the hospital and also regularly in ensuing flights).
Tenders are invited for Supply Of Meals Ready To Eat To Assam Rifles.
Saahtain Foods, the region's first manufacturer of 100 per cent halal meals ready to eat (MRE), has donated 15,000 meals to the UAE Red Crescent as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR).
Soldiers have been asking for pizza since lightweight individual field rations -- known as meals ready to eat, or MREs -- replaced canned food in 1981 for soldiers in combat zones or areas where field kitchens cannot be set up.
Food scientists at the US Army Natick Soldier Research, Development, and Engineering Center in Massachusetts are testing a prototype pizza to include in military meals ready to eat.
Saahtain Foods, as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility, gave 15,000 Meals Ready to Eat (MREs) to the UAE Red Crescent.
The C-17 dropped some 40 container delivery system bundles of meals ready to eat and was complemented by a C-130 loaded with an additional 16 bundles totaling 28,224 meals.
Time spent in the Army introduced him to Meals Ready to Eat (MRE) that seemed to be three lies in one.
The contract requires ANHAM to provide a range of food products -- from fresh fruits and vegetables to Meals Ready to Eat (MRE's) and other operational rations.