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What does ONSTA stand for?

ONSTA stands for On-Station

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If the lead aircraft had to return to base (RTB) for fuel, it would be at least an hour before they'd be back on-station.
Conducting twelve successful RAS evolutions, fuel was made available to several Navy and Coast Guard vessels in support of JIATF-S Counter-Narcoterrorism operations and maximized their on-station time.
The MQ-4C BAMS UAS is based on a maritime derivative of the combat-proven RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft with sensors and is a multi-mission maritime ISR system that will provide a continuous on-station presence while conducting open-ocean and littoral surveillance of targets.
The 20 or so full-time firefighters who complete the course will be on-station at the end of April or the beginning of May, where they will earn pounds 20,896 as trainees.
In July 2007, the BMT Review Board approved TSgt Nolen's concept, but on-station funding sources were limited.
For example, once it was clear that the passengers had been safely evacuated to lifeboats and multiple vessels from Hartley Bay were on scene assisting with transport, it was decided that the Cormorant and Buffalo could take on additional fuel for longer on-station times and the Buffalo could load flares to provide much-needed illumination.
On-station stores are commonplace in Holland and Merseyrail, which is part-owned by Dutch Railways, has seconded Dutch experts to help implement M to Go.
On-station ship days peaked in fiscal year 2001 and flight hours peaked in 2002, but both have generally declined since then, primarily because the Department of Defense has provided fewer assets.

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