defense force


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Noun1.defense force - an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attackdefense force - an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack; "he joined the defense against invasion"
organization, organisation - a group of people who work together
bastion - a group that defends a principle; "a bastion against corruption"; "the last bastion of communism"
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In March this year, he said, Japan Maritime Defense Force took over the command of the CTF-151 from Pakistan Navy.
30 (BNA): The Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) held here today a graduation ceremony of a specialised session for females at the Royal Defence Force Training Centre, in the presence of Commander of Royal Defense Force Training Center Maj-Gen Jaber Abdullah bin Huwail.
Today's men and women of the Australian Defense Force or the Department of Defense who have suffered sexual or other abuse, on behalf of the government I say sorry," he said.
In February 2009, Iran formed an Air Defense Force as a part of its Air Force restructuring to boost the country's defense capabilities.
The Marine Corps Base Fire Chief, Naha City Fire Department, Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, and Japanese Air Self Defense Force personnel observed the exercise and plan on participating in the future, as they are emergency response options for Naha Military Port.
Young army recruits undergoing basic training in the Israeli Defense Force constitute a unique adult population because of their special living and service conditions.
The Civil Air Patrol and the Coast Guard Auxiliary should not be compared to a state military defense force.
Indeed, the Estonian example of reestablishing a national defense force has been even more challenging than other similar states.
While the number of systems to be provided under these contracts was not released, the company does expect additional orders as the Israeli Defense Force follows through with its multiyear acquisition plan under the Merkava program.
I spoke with several of the young men, all under 25, well-dressed, unarmed and wearing the powder-blue armbands of the Estonian Defense Force.
Join the Earth Defense Force and Get Ready to Destroy Thousands of Giant Bugs and Turn an Entire City into Dust
According to ISPR Maldives Defense Force Chief Major General Ahmed Shiyam called on CJCSC General Rashad Mahmood and discussed matters related to bilateral cooperation between the two militaries.

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