There was a 40 per cent shortfall in nerve agent detector units, while the MoD's entire stock of 4,000 vapour detection kits, used by troops when they unmask after a suspected chemical attack, was discovered to be unserviceable .
not in working order or fulfilling its function adequately; unfit for use.
translation of 'unserviceable'
If raids were suspended for 48 hours and the 'unserviceable' planes were all serviced, this would increase the figure to 500.
‘I want to make sure other soldiers are not exposed to the same risk and ensure that no British service personnel fly in 'unserviceable' aircraft anywhere in the world,’ he said.
They also want the immediate replacement of 'unserviceable' locomotive engines.
Under the program, items are either verified as 'unserviceable' or are repaired and returned to service.
Under current policy, compensation for damaged / 'unserviceable' furniture is to the amount that would allow the purchase of a similar item of the same age and condition.
The refortified walls were often the ancient structures (sometimes, indeed, pre-Augustan); but if these were either absent or totally 'unserviceable' , new walls might be built from scratch.
Danzig fielded questions on topics ranging from the possibility of exchanging 'unserviceable' utility uniforms for infantrymen to the size of meal portions at the mess halls.
Not only was the boiler 'unserviceable' , but the pipes and radiators were severely corroded and would not last another winter.
Gilmer's 1884 report to the governor mentioned ‘old, rusty, and 'unserviceable' arms’ that ‘should be disposed of to the best advantage.’
Your Honours will see that Pilot McNamara was informed by the deceased ‘that the fuel gauge was 'unserviceable' , that the sender unit was at fault and that one was on order’.
There was a 40 per cent shortfall in nerve agent detector units, while the MoD's entire stock of 4,000 vapour detection kits, used by troops when they unmask after a suspected chemical attack, was discovered to be 'unserviceable' .
Smoking was initially restricted to the bar area of the clubhouse after an 'unserviceable' extractor fan was removed during a £26,000 refurbishment earlier in the year.
Sighs of gratitude have been heard all over Comoro Airfield for Maintenance's ability to fix 'unserviceable' vehicles, repair worn out air-conditioners and extend the life of the Mess tent fridge.
Aircraft were fragile; by breaking a small part, a whole machine might be rendered 'unserviceable' .
With that the speaker held up what was obviously an 'unserviceable' safety harness for everyone to see and proceeded to deliver a five-minute talk on the proper care and use of the equipment.
The DC - 7BF has an 'unserviceable' no.3 engine and hasn't flown for a while, but the DC - 6A flies regularly.
While some people were busy fighting and dying, war profiteers made fortunes selling rotten food, 'unserviceable' uniforms and non-working weapons.
The corps is also responsible for the disposal of service ammunition that is 'unserviceable' (depot demolitions) or has malfunctioned in some manner, disposal of malfunctioned explosive ordnance.
From January 1 all Permanent Air Force personnel entitled to wear Combined Working Dress will be able to exchange one set each year when the uniforms become 'unserviceable' .
As a result, the culverts may undergo excessive deformation or failure rendering the culverts 'unserviceable' .
Three were cancelled due to aircraft 'unserviceability' , and two due to the early exercise finish.
Indeed, both the Flight Commander and the Observer of the helicopter set personal records for most flying hours in a calendar month, and of 44 planned sorties, only one was lost through 'unserviceability' .
In fact the aircraft has only missed one fleet support in the past 18 months due to 'unserviceability' .
The maintainers promptly rectified any 'unserviceability' before the next sortie.
Despite the challenges, 92WG flew 24 training missions, only dropping four through aircraft 'unserviceability' .
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