sufficiently equipped, trained, and numerically strong to engage an enemy.
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How to use combat-ready in a sentence
However, there are hundreds of combat-ready aircraft in countries bordering Iraq and Syria.
These programs are designed to produce combat-ready special operators to join U.S. SEALs and Delta Force teams on missions.Jihadists Now Control Secretive U.S. Base in Libya | Eli Lake | April 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST