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special operation

n.
A usually covert military operation carried out by specially trained and equipped forces, as in unconventional warfare, sabotage, reconnaissance, or personnel recovery, often in hostile territory. Also called special op.

special operator n.
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One of my big tasks continues to be to inform about the wide range of special operation tasks and missions especially the softer side of the spectrum, such as military assistance, working with partners to build capacity, training advice and assist.
13) Direct action operations are short-duration strikes and other small-scale offensive actions conducted as a special operation in hostile, denied, or politically sensitive environments, as well as employing specialized military capabilities to seize, destroy, capture, exploit, recover, or damage designated targets.
Angelov told the NATO commander that the doctrine for the Bulgarian special operation forces will be in live with existing concepts of the Alliance.
The State National Security Service announced about conclusion of the special operation outside Bishkek.
The Canadian Special Operations Forces Command (CANSOFCOM) has accepted delivery of its first Ultra-Light Combat Vehicles (ULCV).
LAHORE -- Provincial Minister for Anti Terrorism, Lt Col A(r) Sardar Ayub Khan Gadhi has said that squad of special operations unit laced with modern weapons will prove itself the jewel of forehead of Punjab Police by setting new trends of dutifulness and bravery.
LAHORE -- Provincial Minister for Anti-Terrorism Sardar Ayub Khan Gaadhi has said the squad of the Special Operations Unit will prove a jewel in the crown of Punjab Police and set new examples of dutifulness and bravery.
He has served over eight years in Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), during which time he flew combat missions in Iraq, Kuwait, Djibouti, Pakistan, and Afghanistan in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.
Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) has selected Lockheed Martin as the prime contractor of its next-generation logistics and sustainment support program.
The country, and its presidents, have been enamoured with special operations forces ever since Franklin Roosevelt created the first unit in 1942.
Mosul / NINA / A military source said the Iraqi Special Operations Forces (the Golden Division) broke into Tal Keif and Bazwaya district within the eastern and northern axis of the city of Mosul.
At a meeting in Ukraine, Estonian Defense Minister Hannes Hanso praised the members of the Estonian special operations forces who are training members of an Ukrainian special forces regiment.

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