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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They added that the North's new leader Kim Jung-un has recently instructed authorities to distribute rice from military rations to the hunger-stricken residents.
They have got three weeks of cold military rations ahead," said Mrs Haskell.
I also have 15-year-old military rations in the same area.
Development of a nanocomposite meal bag for individual military rations 16.
The actor's Boeing 707 left Florida carrying four tons of ready-to-eat military rations, medical supplies, plus a team of doctors and Scientology ministers.
The Hollywood star, 55, piloted his own Boeing 707 from Florida packed with ready-to-eat military rations and medical supplies for survivors.
On the night of the mission, as the Americans tried to catch some sleep at the staging area using their helmets as pillows, the Iraqis huddled under flashlights eating US military rations.
MILITARY rations may not sound appetising but students had the chance to taste Army life when a Royal Marine chef dropped into a Birmingham college.
Pupils at Corbridge Middle School will be offered a taste of military rations and a Navy-style fitness session.
In total, DLA supplied the Federal Emergency Management Agency with more than 25 million military rations, 2.
The stores aboard Sir William Alexander included military rations, but as these freeze-dried meal packages contain Canadian beef products, U.
A German government spokesman said they refused to let the jet land on Thursday because it lacked the required authorisation He declined to comment on reports the delivery was refused because the US feared the Nato military rations could carry mad cow disease.
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