army unit

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: unit - a military unit that is part of an armyarmy unit - a military unit that is part of an army
army, ground forces, regular army - a permanent organization of the military land forces of a nation or state
military force, military group, military unit, force - a unit that is part of some military service; "he sent Caesar a force of six thousand men"
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"
army corps, corps - an army unit usually consisting of two or more divisions and their support
division - an army unit large enough to sustain combat; "two infantry divisions were held in reserve"
battle group - an army unit usually consisting of five companies
regiment - army unit smaller than a division
brigade - army unit smaller than a division
battalion - an army unit usually consisting of a headquarters and three or more companies
company - small military unit; usually two or three platoons
platoon - a military unit that is a subdivision of a company; usually has a headquarters and two or more squads; usually commanded by a lieutenant
detachment - a small unit of troops of special composition
vanguard, van - the leading units moving at the head of an army
section - a small army unit usually having a special function
squad - a smallest army unit
troop - a group of soldiers
troop - a cavalry unit corresponding to an infantry company
artillery unit, artillery - an army unit that uses big guns
musketry - musketeers and their muskets collectively
cavalry - a highly mobile army unit
infantry, foot - an army unit consisting of soldiers who fight on foot; "there came ten thousand horsemen and as many fully-armed foot"
military personnel, soldiery, troops - soldiers collectively
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An army unit destroyed a position for terrorist organizations in the westernpartof al-Nu'aima town in Daraa countryside, a military source told SANA on Friday, stressing that all the terrorists at the site were killed.
On Saturday, an army unit eliminated, in a special operation, most members of a terrorist group and destroyed their mortar launch-pad in al-Noamia town some 4kms to the east of Daraa city.
An army unit targeted terrorists' concentrations in the surroundings of Deir Fuul village east of al-Rastan city in the northern countryside of Homs province, killing a number of terrorists and destroying a vehicle loaded with munitions.
In Hama Province, an army unit, in cooperation with the popular defense groups, restored security and stability to Rasm al-Teineh village and Mentar al-Hajaneh area in the eastern countryside of Hama province, a military source confirmed.
Earlier, an army unit targeted hideouts and sites for terrorist organizations in intensive operations in Daraa al-Balad area in Daraa city.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A Syrian army unit destroyed a number of cars equipped with machineguns and killed all militants inside them in Yabroud, Damascus countryside, a military source said Tuesday.
In the meantime, an army unit fired intensively at terrorists' hideouts in Hayyan town in the international highway leading to Turkey.
An army unit inflicted heavy losses upon terrorist organizations and destroyed their weapons and ammunition in the surroundings of the Scientific Research Center, west of Aleppo city.
Militants' cars and weapons destroyed in Deir Ezzor An official source told SANA that an army unit destroyed a car equipped with an anti-aircraft machinegun in al-Sin neighborhood in Deir Ezzor, killing a big number of militants, among them Osama al-Miza'l, Iyad Issa, Ammar al-Kanash and Akram al-Issa.
A Syrian army unit destroyed the al-Nusra leaders' center in al-Hammadin area in Dara'a al-Mahatta on Thursday.
The guidance directorate of the Lebanese army issued the following: "On 9 and 10/11/2010 starting from 6:00 till 24:00, an army unit will exercise in Watta Joz and Oyoun al Siman using blank fire ammunitions.
The Army authorizes Army Unit and DS maintainers to order, remove, and replace Org (Unit;) level parts (SMR = PAOxx).

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