LTAS), has provided seven critical aerostat launcher electric main winches and spare components to support the Small Tactical Multi-Payload Aerostat System (STMPAS) for the US Army Rapid Equipping Force (REF).
What does REF stand for?
REF stands for Rapid Equipping Force
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It will likely be a challenge to institutionalize the FBCE guidance, at least until the military services change their doctrine and the way they write requirements for new weapon systems, says Dan Nolan, a 26-year Army veteran and former advisor to the Army's Rapid Equipping Force.
AMMPS generators are being fielded by Project Manager Mobile Electric Power (PM MEP) in partnership with the Rapid Equipping Force.
We have developed critical relationships with Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization and Rapid Equipping Force to source critical operator shortfalls.
The Army's Rapid Equipping Force developed the Rapid Deployment Integrated Surveillance System, or RDISS, to improve situational awareness for soldiers at joint security stations and combat outposts throughout Iraq.
The United States Army Rapid Equipping Force, Joint Task Force North, and the United States Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) TeleEngineering Operations Center provided support to this study.
The Army Rapid Equipping Force delivered the first 500 of these BVSs in July and anticipated issuing another 1,700 shortly thereafter.
Army has a similar ad hoc program, termed the Rapid Equipping Force (REF), that is being funded primarily with congressional supplementals in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.