flexible response
The capability of military forces for effective reaction to any enemy threat or attack with actions appropriate and adaptable to the circumstances existing.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • Flexible Response — (dt. »flexible Erwiderung«) ist eine NATO Nuklearstrategie gegenüber dem Warschauer Pakt, die in Grundzügen bereits 1959 von US General Maxwell D. Taylor als Gegenmodell zu Präsident Dwight D. Eisenhowers Konzept des New Look und der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Flexible response — HistoryThe New Look policy, though initially useful, quickly became obsolete with the introduction of inter continental delivery systems that undermined the credibility of a deterrence threat. The cornerstone of U.S. and European defense strategy …   Wikipedia

  • Flexible Response — Fle|xi|ble Re|sponse auch: Fle|xib|le Res|ponse 〈[ flɛ̣ksıbl rıspɔ̣nz] f.; ; unz.; Mil.〉 Abwehrstrategie der NATO, die bei feindlichen Aggressionen nichtberechenbare Reaktionen vorsieht [engl., „flexible Antwort“] * * * Fle|xi|ble Re|s|ponse [… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Flexible Response — Fle|xi|ble Res|ponse [ flɛksəbl ris pɔns] die; <aus engl. flexible response »flexible Reaktion«> (in der strategischen Planung der NATO) das Sich offen Halten verschiedener, der jeweiligen Situation angepasster Möglichkeiten des Reagierens… …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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  • Flexible-fuel vehicle — For other types of vehicles, see Alternative fuel vehicle and Hybrid vehicle. The Ford Model T was the first commercial flex fuel vehicle. The engine was capable of running on gasoline or ethanol, or a mix of both. A flexible fuel vehicle (FFV)… …   Wikipedia

  • Flexible manufacturing system — A typical FMS system A flexible manufacturing system (FMS) is a manufacturing system in which there is some amount of flexibility that allows the system to react in the case of changes, whether predicted or unpredicted. This flexibility is… …   Wikipedia

  • Response spectrum — A response spectrum is simply a plot of the peak or steady state response (displacement, velocity or acceleration) of a series of oscillators of varying natural frequency, that are forced into motion by the same base vibration or shock. The… …   Wikipedia

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