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FABFabrication
FABFabulous
FABFURY (Fellowship of United Reformed Youth) Advisory Board
FABFood and Beverage (various organizations)
FABFEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) Advisory Board
FABFabrication Plant (semiconductors)
FABFinance and Business (various organizations)
FABFor A Bit
FABFrench-American-British (classification of leukemia)
FABFast Atom Bombardment
FABForça Aérea Brasileira
FABFour Ancient Books of Wales (William Skene anthology)
FABField Artillery Battalion (US Army)
FABFleet Air Base (US Navy)
FABFranco à Bord (French: Free on Board)
FABFernsehen aus Berlin (TV from Berlin; Berlin, Germany)
FABComputer Chip Fabrication Plant
FABFinancial Assistance to Businesses (various locations)
FABFine Arts Building
FABFunctional Airspace Block (Single European Sky)
FABAntigen Binding Fragment (immunology)
FABFaculty Advisory Board (various schools)
FABFight against Blight (agriculture)
FABFamilial Adenomatous Polyposis
FABFlour Advisory Bureau (UK)
FABFlorida Association of Broadcasters
FABFriendship across Borders (Germany)
FABFeatures Advantages and Benefits
FABFirst Aid Box
FABField Artillery Brigade
FABFrequency Allocation Board (Pakistan)
FABFirst Alliance Bank (Tennessee)
FABFlex Ajax Bridge (software; Adobe)
FABFaïencerie d'Art Breton (French earthenware company)
FABFlat Ass Broke
FABFulfillment, Assurance, and Billing (operational process areas for Telecommunication Service Providers)
FABFinagle a Bagel (Auburndale, MA)
FABFire Alarm Box
FABFeatures-Attributes-Benefits
FABFire Advisory Board
FABFlavoured Alcoholic Beverage
FABFranchise Advisory Board (various companies)
FABFuel Air Bomb
FABFairmount Area Business Association (Philadelphia, PA)
FABFamilie Als Berufung (German)
FABFeline Advisory Board
FABFast And Bulbous
FABFinal Atomic Buster (gaming)
FABFitchburg Activities Board (Fitchburg State College, Fitchburg, MA)
FABFernando Air Base (Lipa City, Batangas, Philippines)
FABFresh Air Base (deep mine rescue)
FABFairness and Accountability in Broadcasting Act
FABForward Avionics Bay
FABForward and Beyond (Vitalij Kuprij instrumental music album)
FABFully Advised and Briefed (Thunderbirds TV show)
FABField Assistance Branch
FABFinancial Assurance Board
FABFully Acknowledged Broadcast (Thunderbirds TV series)
FABFreshman Advisory Board (student organization)
FABFragment of Immunoglobulin prepared by Papain Treatment
FABFlight Assignment Baseline
FABFilter, Air, Bag
FABFrequency Availability Broadcast
FABForward Air Base
FABFine Art on Broadway
FABField Artillery Board
FABFaugh-An-Ballagh (Gaelic: Clear the Way)
FABFacility Authorization Basis
FABFutures After Birth (UK program for teen parents)
FABFamily Allowance, Class B
FABFugasnaya Awiatsyonna Bomba (Russian Federation Air Force series of general purpose freefall iron bmbs)
FABFundación Amigos de los Bosques
FABFixed Action Button
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Where a nation-state might deploy a mix of crude and advanced weapons to limit options, disrupt freedom of action, or deny access to key assets such as forward air bases.
Pakistan urged India on Tuesday to relocate ground troops away from the border and to deactivate its forward air bases, which have been put on high alert in the wake of last month's Mumbai terrorist attacks that India blames on Pakistan-based militants.
"India should deactivate its forward air bases and relocate its ground forces to peacetime positions," Qureshi said.
The Air Force is sequentially interdependent on the Army for furnishing inland surface transportation, air base security, and construction support, seizing forward air bases (as was done recently in Iraq), and providing chemical, biological, and theater missile defense coverage.
These reviews raised the concern that the proliferation of ballistic and cruise missile technology would enable even small states to destroy the forward air bases and the major ports used to resupply U.S.
At a time when warfare is becoming more "expeditionary," and land bases are a tough political sell in many countries around the world, "the threat to forward air bases will grow," Krepinevich said.
The training hones the defensive skills SF forces will need to protect forward air bases located throughout Southwest Asia and in the Middle East.
(11) These game-changing factors are the same ones that are enabling the adversary's missile capabilities to upset the current established order of US power projection based on aircraft carriers, intermediate staging bases, forward air bases, ports, and so forth, as well as their supporting missile defenses in the early twenty-first century.
The 615th CRW employs cross-functional teams to quickly open forward air bases in an expeditionary environment to meet the needs of combatant commanders.
Islamabad has, however, recommended New Delhi that deactivate its forward air bases and move its ground troops back to peacetime locations.
defense personnel for coordination with their control and command and forward air bases.