defense program

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a program for defending a country against its enemies

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After a recent warning by the US to intensify sanctions against Iran for its advancement in missile technology, President Rouhani issued a decree to Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan on December 31, 2015, and ordered accelerated development of Iran's missile defense program.
The framework design will consider all defense program particularities, characteristics, goals and objectives, organization risk attitude, stakeholders and resources.
Obviously, as documents become more available, a more complete examination of the totality of the Bush defense program will be written, but in the interim, Professor Cimbala and his cadre of authors have certainly offered us an excellent first edition.
The Japanese government will determine in December the new policy platform for the country's defense programs for the next five years, officials said, reaffirming a one-year delay in the timetable.
When the time comes again for tough choices, history suggests that missile defense programs won't be the victims of downsizing.
Japan's defense policy has undergone radical change, as was graphically demonstrated by the new National Defense Program Outline adopted by the Cabinet on Friday.
Making cost a "key performance parameter" in most defense programs will do more for acquisition reform that any other regulatory action, he said.
To prevent the city from being caught unaware, Amado and some fellow members of their local Neighborhood Watch Program started lobbying local and national politicians Tuesday to resurrect the World War II-era civil defense program relic.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has decided to collaborate with the United States on a missile defense program.
Anteon also has been awarded a five-year (one-year base and four option years) task order to support the Navy's Seabased Midcourse Ballistic Missile Defense Program Office (formerly the Theater Wide Ballistic Missile Defense Program Office).
Army's first UH-72A Light Utility Helicopter today, marking the beginning of this major defense program with a requirement for up to 322 rotary-wing aircraft and a potential total life-cycle value of over $2 billion.
We can't vote for every defense program, but I do support this one,'' Boxer said.
MDA's approach was brought about by Defense Secretary Rumsfeld's January 2002 memorandum on MDA program direction, which fundamentally restructured the missile defense program by canceling the missile defense operational requirements documents (ORDs).
Defense Acquisitions: Status of Ballistic Missile Defense Program in 2004, GAO-05-243, March 31, 2005
PPBE -- The Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) System; Structure of the Future Years Defense Program (FYDP); budget exhibits.
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