defence force

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Noun1.defence force - an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attackdefence force - an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack; "he joined the defense against invasion"
organization, organisation - a group of people who work together
bastion - a group that defends a principle; "a bastion against corruption"; "the last bastion of communism"
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Chief of Defence Force Major General Abdullah Shamal has departed to Sri Lanka and Thailand on an official visit.
"We've seen how diversity in our own Defence Force has grown our reputation and capability.
On August 14, 2019, the handover ceremony for the logistical materials of East Timor was held at the headquarters of the East Defence Force. Ambassador Xiao Jianguo of East Timor, Minister of Defense and Acting Interior Minister Filomeno, Secretary of State for Civil Protection Alexandrovich, Commander of the National Defence Force, Major General Timur, Police Commander Forstino, Director of the Center for Crisis Management of the Presidential Office Brigadier General Brigadier General, the Chief Inspector of the National Defence Force, Brigadier General Mauna, and the Chief of Staff, Colonel Coriati, attended the ceremony.
She added: "How can he as Minister for Defence stand over the fact 85% of his loyal Defence Force employees earn less than the average public sector wage?
He moved General Gabriel Jok Riak to the position of deputy chief of defence force, inspector general.
26 (BNA): Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) held today at the Royal Defence Force Centre a graduation ceremony for a specialised session in which a number of Interior Ministry personnel took part.
UAE-based technology firm Al Yah Communications Company , also known as Yahsat, has signed a contract to provide satellite communications services to the Bahrain Defence Force.
By the end of the year about 1000 Australian defence force personnel will have returned home.
Summary: Australia's government and defence force commander apologised to hundreds of victims of abuse within the military on Monday.
He said: "The Government has decided to accept my recommendations that the strength of the Permanent Defence Force will be maintained at 9,500.
Designer and producer of broadband data and telecom systems BATM Advanced Communications Limited (LSE:BVC) declared on Wednesday the receipt of an contract order from a defence force, after four years of rigorous testing, worth USD5m.
"While there have been relatively few drug related problems in the Defence Forces, it is recognised that the Defence Forces, as a component of the wider community, mirror the community at large." The Minister said the primary objective of the testing was deterrence, adding: "A randomly selected member of the Permanent Defence Force (PDF) may be required at any time to provide a urine sample which will be tested.

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