conventional forces

Related to conventional forces: Conventional Forces in Europe Treaty

conventional forces

1. Those forces capable of conducting operations using nonnuclear weapons.
2. Those forces other than designated special operations forces.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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India may be mistaken if it considers that it could overwhelm Pakistan with its numerical superiority in conventional forces. As has been repeatedly demonstrated and more so recently witnessed, India's conventional numerical military advantage was neutralised by Pakistan's military which has years of battle-hardened experience and professional competence.
FM 6-05, Multi-Service Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for Conventional Forces and Special Operations Forces Integration, Interoperability, and Interdependence, provides the doctrinal foundation for conventional forces' and special operations forces' (SOF) collaboration in the development of this situational understanding.
Gen Qamar emphasised army's resolve to strengthen conventional forces to meet challenges.
He reiterated the army's resolve to strengthen conventional forces to meet challenges of full-spectrum threat.
The COAS emphasised Pakistan Army's resolve to strengthen conventional forces to meet challenges of full spectrum threat.
General Bajwa emphasised Pakistan Army's resolve to strengthen conventional forces to meet challenges of a full-spectrum threat.
These three requirements, formulated principally at the level of strategic nuclear deterrence, have also been applied to deterrent confrontations involving conventional forces. Moreover, in addition to these requirements, a considerable amount of theoretical work has been done to define and differentiate among the ways in which that theory might be applied.
Dismissing the idea that Putin's use of cyber warfare showed the Russians "don't intend to get thei hands dirty" he told the Whitehall conference an alternative thesis was that they realised they were not ready for major combat so were "investing hard in the future of their conventional forces".
Dismissing the idea that Putin's use of cyber warfare showed the Russians "don't intend to get their hands dirty", he told the Whitehall conference an alternative thesis was that they realised they were not ready for major combat so were "investing hard in the future of their conventional forces".
Yet, notwithstanding its new nuclear weapons program, the Kim regime's nature and conventional forces alone justify Washington's military alliances with Seoul and Tokyo.
Britain could be forced to unleash its Trident nuclear bomb if fresh cuts are waged against conventional forces, the Defence Secretary claimed today.
He said our proposal for a strategic restraint regime in South Asia is based on reciprocal measures for nuclear and missile restraint and instituting a balance between conventional forces, also remains on the table.

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