irregular forces


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irregular forces

Armed individuals or groups who are not members of the regular armed forces, police, or other internal security forces.
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According to senior police officers, out of this envelope, Rs9bn is required to integrate these irregular forces in police including an additional strength of 10,000 for establishing regular policing in this volatile area.
The military spokesperson further announced that the Council decided to integrate irregular forces, such as the Popular Defence, and the Popular Police, to the national army.
A military council spokesman also said irregular forces linked to Bashir's former ruling party had been brought under the army or police control.
Thousands of Iranian troops and irregular forces have fought alongside the regime forces.
The spokesperson criticized Washington for its stances on status of the relocated civilians in the border camp of Al-Rukban, arguing that irregular forces must be denied access to humanitarian supplies at civilians' expense.
Even the areas of Dras and Kargil were captured by these irregular forces. Because of increasing pressure by Gilgit Scouts and volunteers, Indian air force bombed Gilgit town on 7th July and 14th September, 1948.
Training Circular (TC) 7-100, Hybrid Threat, defines the hybrid threat as a "diverse and dynamic combination of regular forces, irregular forces, and/or criminal elements all unified to achieve mutually benefiting effects." (1) As a battalion, the unit fights two levels down, employing platoon missions in the orders process.
Such an operation would risk failure, much as the use of irregular forces in Ukraine failed when matched against Ukrainian government troops.
The attacker's military operations are conducted covertly by irregular forces against the whole society and in particular, against its political structure, state authorities and local government, the economy, the morale of the population and against the Armed Forces.
Irregular forces man checkpoints across the province, and gunfire echoes day and night in the provincial capital.
President Abdul Hamid thanked the author for writing the book which would be a part of the history as it depicted the different aspects of the 1971 Liberation War, including background, geographical attributes of East Pakistan and initial military deposition, initial resistance, the evolution of Bangladesh forces, organization of Bangladesh operational forces, irregular forces of Bangladesh Liberation War, role and effectiveness of Bangladesh forces in achieving the final victory, and Pakistan plan and allied offensive.
In the campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), SOFs are fulfilling a number of significant responsibilities: launching periodic raids against high-value terrorist targets; providing tactical advice to partner forces from advanced positions; and coordinating fire support for lightly armed irregular forces on the front lines.