The-definition.com

Definition

Shortfall

Shortfall means the lack of forces, equipment, personnel, materiel, or capability, reflected as the difference between the resources identified as a plan requirement and those apportioned to a combatant commander for planning, that would adversely affect the command’s ability to accomplish its mission.

Category: Defense Terms
Share it:  Cite

More from this Section

  • Attack group
    Attack group— a subordinate task organization of the Navy forces of an amphibious task ...
  • War reserve materiel requirement
    War reserve materiel requirement— That portion of the war materiel requirement required ...
  • Private sector
    Private sector refers to an umbrella term that may be applied to any or all of the nonpublic ...
  • Aeronautical chart
    Aeronautical chart refers to a specialized representation of mapped features of the Earth, ...
  • Nonpersistent agent
    Nonpersistent agent refers to a chemical agent that when released dissipates and/or loses ...