military operation

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Noun1.military operation - activity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign)military operation - activity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign); "it was a joint operation of the navy and air force"
activity - any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
combined operation - a military operation carried out cooperatively by two or more allied nations or a military operation carried out by coordination of sea, land, and air forces
maneuver, simulated military operation, manoeuvre - a military training exercise
military campaign, campaign - several related operations aimed at achieving a particular goal (usually within geographical and temporal constraints)
naval campaign - an operation conducted primarily by naval forces in order to gain or extend or maintain control of the sea
military mission, mission - an operation that is assigned by a higher headquarters; "the planes were on a bombing mission"
reinforcement, reenforcement, support - a military operation (often involving new supplies of men and materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in the performance of its mission; "they called for artillery support"
attack, onrush, onset, onslaught - (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons); "the attack began at dawn"
offence, offensive, offense - the action of attacking an enemy
peacekeeping, peacekeeping mission, peacekeeping operation - the activity of keeping the peace by military forces (especially when international military forces enforce a truce between hostile groups or nations)
amphibious operation - a military operation by both land and sea forces
information gathering - the act of collecting information
psychological operation, psyop - military actions designed to influence the perceptions and attitudes of individuals, groups, and foreign governments
covert operation - an intelligence operation so planned as to permit plausible denial by the sponsor
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
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The great Kansas Mutiny occurred at the very beginning of military operations against the Grangers.
He recalled that history recorded wars in which actual military operations had been carried on without cessation for five or six hundred years, and even now there were nations upon Barsoom with which Helium had made no peace within the history of man.
They reiterated that the arrival of the Turkish army troops in Afrin is line with new battle in Afrin and with the aim of launching military operations in Afrin's residential areas.
Last week, the US rejected any plans to conduct military operations inside Pakistan.
Earlier, a local English publication reported that Pakistan was considering a proposal for a meeting with India's military operations chief for lowering of tensions along the Line of Control and the Working Boundary through fresh confidence-building measures.
Kabul [Afghanistan], Jan 13 ( ANI ): At least 76 militants were killed in military operations conducted by the Afghan National Defence and Security Force members in the last 24 hours, across eight provinces in Afghanistan.
He said that military operations in western Mindanao would concentrate on jihadi groups, while actions in eastern Mindanao would focus on the communist New People's Army (NPA).
Counter- Surface-to-Air Fire (C-SAFIRE) capability is required on EU-led military operations in order to prevent the threat or use of SAFIRE being a risk to mission success, excessively constraining air assets (fixed wing and rotary) freedom of action, or imposing avoidable costs or casualties.
Several lawyers have filed a complaint with the public prosecution against Kuwaiti professor Abdullah Al Nafisi for alleged comments against the Shiite sect and breaking the national unity law by attacking Shiites who criticised the military operations in Yemen.
WASHINGTON -- Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif held meeting with US Central Command (CENTCOM) officials and discussed situation in Afghanistan and ongoing military operation in North Waziristan.
He continued: "Algeria has rejected any military operation that could involve the targeting of civilians in the event of waging military strikes against jihadist Salafist groups in Libya" noting that any military action against civilians in Libya will affect the security and stability of Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco and Egypt.
After a long hesitation and drama of talks, the government started military operation Zarb-e-Azb in North Waziristan Agency two weeks ago.

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