By the time war erupted in Europe in 1939 the Air Corps consisted of three under-strength squadrons at cadre strength and had only half of the pilots that it required to meet its peacetime establishment.
What does PE stand for?
PE stands for Peacetime Establishment (US DoD)
This definition appears frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
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We have 142 other meanings of PE in our Acronym Attic
- Parasite Energy
- Parasite Eve (video game)
- Parity Error
- Parity Even/Enable
- Parlamento Europeo (Italian: European Parliament)
- Parse Error
- Partial Evaluation (computer languages)
- Particulate Emission
- Peace Enforcement (US DoD)
- Peace Establishment
Samples in periodicals archive:
Patton, Chesty Puller was ill suited to the peacetime establishment.
The Indian Army in which they served until independence comprised 18 infantry regiments, each with a peacetime establishment of about four or five battalions.