defense force

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Noun1.defense force - an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attackdefense 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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A unit of antisubmarine patrol aircraft, P30, and vessels from Maritime Self Defense Force participated in a multinational naval exercise called AMAN which was organized by the Pakistan Navy recently to advance mutual understandings, he said.
30 (BNA): The Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) held here today a graduation ceremony of a specialised session for females at the Royal Defence Force Training Centre, in the presence of Commander of Royal Defense Force Training Center Maj-Gen Jaber Abdullah bin Huwail.
The Marine Corps Base Fire Chief, Naha City Fire Department, Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, and Japanese Air Self Defense Force personnel observed the exercise and plan on participating in the future, as they are emergency response options for Naha Military Port.
Young army recruits undergoing basic training in the Israeli Defense Force constitute a unique adult population because of their special living and service conditions.
The Civil Air Patrol and the Coast Guard Auxiliary should not be compared to a state military defense force.
Indeed, the Estonian example of reestablishing a national defense force has been even more challenging than other similar states.
(Haifa, Israel) contracts totaling approximately $40 million for the supply of electronic and optical systems, as well as electrical drive systems, for the Israeli Defense Force's Merkava main battle tank (MBT).
I spoke with several of the young men, all under 25, well-dressed, unarmed and wearing the powder-blue armbands of the Estonian Defense Force. Two spoke English and the others joined in our conversation with gestures and nods of approval.
In March this year, he said, Japan Maritime Defense Force took over the command of the CTF-151 from Pakistan Navy.
On June 11, 2003, the Defense Institute of Security Assistance Management (DISAM) completed its fifth mobile education team (MET) for fiscal year 2003 and was conducted in the Kingdom of Bahrain for the Bahrain Defense Force (BDF).
The Saudi Air Defense Force, a separate service since 1984, is similarly organized as the other services with five major branches: G1, G2, G3, G4, and G5.

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