Armored division

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Ar´mored division

1.(Mil.) a division of a land army which is equipped with armored vehicles such as tanks or armored personnel carriers.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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By mid-day 9th Sep the Men of Steel under the command of Nisar Kaka had established moral and operational ascendency on the pride of Indian Armored Division, the crack Indian regiments like 16th Cavalry and 17 Poona Horse had been badly mauled with enormous losses of tanks (approximately 55 Indian tanks were destroyed in seven hours).
According to a military source near Manbij, the Syrian Arab Army has deployed their Republican Guard, 1st Armored Division, and 4th Armored Division at the Western, Southern and Eastern flanks of the town of Manbij, the AMN reported.
"I feel a strong sense of responsibility as the first female armored division officer here," she said.
Dickerson, a military and naval historian and US Navy veteran, describes the role of the US ArmyAEs 16th Armored Division during World War II in Czechoslovakia, the last US armored division to be activated in the war, the last deployed to the European Theater, and the last to see combat.
Caption: An M2A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle assigned to 2nd Squadron, 13th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, and an AH-64 Apache helicopter assigned to 3-6 Heavy Attack Reconnaissance Squadron, Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas, participate in the CAB'S aerial gunnery exercise at McGregor Training Complex, NM.
According to Moscow, the deployment of an entire US Armored Division in Poland is in violation of the agreement between Russia and NATO.
* Then, we expand on those training plans, by testing them using our own Digital Intelligence Systems Master Gunner (DISMG) program, culminating with the execution of an MI competition, named for one of 1st Armored Division's own fallen Soldiers--CPT Robert C.
In March and April 2015, the 1st Armored Division sponsored Iron Focus, an annual field training exercise in which a heavy or Stryker brigade combat team (BCT) and its enabling units spend two weeks in the deserts of Texas and New Mexico conducting decisive action operations.
At noon on Sunday a large fire erupted at the headquarter of the 6th Military Command, formerly known as the 1st Armored Division, when a nearby gas station blew up due to the fighting.
In October 2013, after years (many of them pre-Google) of trying to track down news about members of the army unit that liberated Mauthausanwhere Kreuzman was imprisoned after harrowing stints in Auschwitz, Bergen-Belsen, FlossenburgKreuzman read the Star Ledger's 65th wedding anniversary announcement for Joe and Anne Barbella: "A veteran of World War II, Joseph served in the 11th Armored Division which liberated the Mauthausen concentration camp."
The source said the man, a major in Maher Assad's elite Fourth Armored Division, was arrested Sunday by General Security members at the Arida border crossing into north Lebanon.
Stating the there have been eight drill scheduled for the year, NEZAJA commander, said: "The second drill of the Ground Forces is in the second quarter, for Armored Division and will be held in Southeast of the country."