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field army

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(Military) military the largest formation of a land force, usually consisting of two or more corps with supporting arms and services

field army

Administrative and tactical organization composed of a headquarters, certain organic Army troops, service support troops, a variable number of corps, and a variable number of divisions. See also Army corps.
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He served as chief of staff of the Northern Military Region and then led the Second Field Army. Hegazy also served as the commander of the Second Army from July 2010 to July 2012 and later served as secretary general of the Defense Ministry during one of the most crucial periods of the country, the June 30 Revolution.
These include the appointment of Mohamed El-Shahat as head of the Military Intelligence Services, Nasser Al-Assy as chief commander of the Second Field Army, and Osama Mounir as chief of the Navy, state-run newspaper Al-Ahram reported Sunday.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 23 September 2017: The law enforcement forces of the third field army arrested a "dangerous" terrorist and two other suspects in Central Sinai, said military spokesman Tamer Al Rifai on Saturday in a statement.
The security analyst said the joint command will be able to take formidable decisions in less time and with more concentration, instead of having the 3rd Field Army, police forces and intelligence all operating separately to counter the militant insurgency in Sinai.
By: MENA CAIRO - 18 September 2017: The law enforcement forces of the third field army managed to arrest two militants while trying to plant a bomb on a road used by the forces, said Military Spokesman Colonel Tamer Al Rifai on Monday.
During the operations, the Second Field Army also seized 5,400 pills of the drug Tramadol prepared for smuggling, which is often carried out through the aforementioned tunnels linking North Sinai in Egypt with the Gaza Strip in Palestine.
Colonel/ Major will be relocated from Army Headquarters to Formations/Units of the Field Army.
Plans to "rebalance the Field Army" by reintroducing Sixth Division will ensure the military can "defeat adversaries both above and below the threshold of conventional conflict," said the Ministry of Defence (MOD).
The Army has outlined its plans to rebalance the Field Army to ensure that it can compete with and defeat adversaries both above and below the threshold of conventional conflict.

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