Special Forces


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special forces

pl.n.
1. A military or paramilitary unit trained to carry out special operations.
2. Special Forces A branch of the US Army composed of soldiers trained in special operations.

special forces

pl n
(Military) elite, highly trained military forces, specially selected to work on difficult missions

Spe′cial Forc′es


n.pl.
U.S. Army personnel trained to instruct non-U.S. forces in guerrilla warfare.

special forces

US Army forces organized, trained, and equipped to conduct special operations with an emphasis on unconventional warfare capabilities. Also called SF.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Special Forces - a division of the United States Army that is specially trained for guerilla fightingSpecial Forces - a division of the United States Army that is specially trained for guerilla fighting
division - an army unit large enough to sustain combat; "two infantry divisions were held in reserve"
U. S. Army, United States Army, US Army, USA, Army - the army of the United States of America; the agency that organizes and trains soldiers for land warfare
Green Beret - a soldier who is a member of the United States Army Special Forces
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He imagines that he must have seen it in some hospital or refuge, still, cannot make out why it comes with any special force on his remembrance.
Intelligence and special forces are two major priorities set by France and Tunisia to counter radicalism and terrorism," he added in a statement to TAP, on the sidelines of the 5+5 Defence Meeting, Thursday in Gammarth.
Members of the Syrian and Russian special forces who carried out the rescue operation returned to their position safely, added the source, stressing that the Russian pilot is in good health.
Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School in North Carolina for 2-weeks, to cover and train with Army Special Forces students trying to earn the coveted Green Beret and Special Forces tab.
officials said the small Special Forces contingent in Syria would work with local "moderate rebel" groups to fight against ISIS and that it should not be considered a combat mission.
Just a year after David Cameron said the war was over, members of the SAS and SBS along with US special forces are taking part in military operations almost every night as the insurgent forces close in on the capital Kabul.
special forces base, though not for the truck bomb.
Major Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al-Khalifa expressed delight at attending the seminar, along with representatives of friendly countries, stressing the importance of the event to keep abreast of latest special forces trends and acquire military knowhow.
However, Saudi army and naval special forces have carried out specific operations, said the adviser.
Michael Rouleau, commander of the Canadian special operations forces command, said the Canadian special forces were training Iraqi troops along with senior Iraqi leaders several kilometres behind the front lines when the group came under mortar and machine gun fire.
I have finalised an agreement for a legal framework to enable our special forces to be deployed here," she said as she wrapped up a two-day visit.
The security services decided to continue the negotiations, but they failed to bring any substantial results, Yury Torshin, a veteran of the FSB-operated Alpha special forces troops, said.

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