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Synonyms for combat-ready

engaged in or ready for military or naval operations

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The source, however, adds that there seems to be a "political mission to build a combat-ready fighting force.
This follows President Xi Jinping's repeated calls for the Chinese Army to be combat-ready since 2016 by learning from their Western rivals, mainly the United States.
These teams increased speed of assembly and the brigade's ability to meet combat-ready standards by providing closure reports for equipment arriving by commercial truck, rail, and air.
We must be trained and equipped, combat-ready, and deployable within 72 hours because the call to defend our nation can come at any given moment.
The combat-ready troops arrived in South Sudan on Tuesday.
As a fully qualified, highly trained, combat-ready pilot and wing leader in the UAE air force, Al Mansouri was an active member of the UAE mission participating in the air strikes being conducted by the global coalition against Daesh in Syria.
While IDF soldiers, particularly those serving on the front lines, are expected to be combat-ready at all times, a more touching moment was caught on film as Border Patrol officers rescued a wounded rabbit.
Mr Fallon said details of the contribution to an international mission were still being finalised but would probably include a small protection contingent of combat-ready British soldiers at four US-led "safe" centres.
He said that Russia continues to maintain thousands of combat-ready troops close to Ukraine's borders.
This review does not have words in the same way the book doesn't have words (let's call it the in-your-face aggressive, combat-ready dialogue of three mice attempting to write a book without words), but don't hold such trifling matters against Ryan Higgins, even as this review hopes to be half as clever and enjoyable as his book.
Russia has amassed around 20,000 combat-ready troops on Ukraine's eastern border," NATO spokeswoman Oana Lungescu said in a statement.
Our current assessment confirms that we have a valid flight test plan in place and that we remain on plan to deliver the first 18 combat-ready tankers to the USAF by 2017.
The system can be switched to a combat-ready mode in five minutes.
We will remain combat-ready until the end of 2014," he said.
The live-fire tests, which test most major combat-ready weapons in the island's arsenal, will be held Wednesday on the beaches and surrounding sea of the outlying Penghu Islands in the Taiwan Strait.