military operation

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Noun1.military operation - activity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign)military operation - activity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign); "it was a joint operation of the navy and air force"
activity - any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
combined operation - a military operation carried out cooperatively by two or more allied nations or a military operation carried out by coordination of sea, land, and air forces
maneuver, simulated military operation, manoeuvre - a military training exercise
military campaign, campaign - several related operations aimed at achieving a particular goal (usually within geographical and temporal constraints)
naval campaign - an operation conducted primarily by naval forces in order to gain or extend or maintain control of the sea
military mission, mission - an operation that is assigned by a higher headquarters; "the planes were on a bombing mission"
reinforcement, reenforcement, support - a military operation (often involving new supplies of men and materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in the performance of its mission; "they called for artillery support"
attack, onrush, onset, onslaught - (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons); "the attack began at dawn"
offence, offensive, offense - the action of attacking an enemy
peacekeeping, peacekeeping mission, peacekeeping operation - the activity of keeping the peace by military forces (especially when international military forces enforce a truce between hostile groups or nations)
amphibious operation - a military operation by both land and sea forces
information gathering - the act of collecting information
psychological operation, psyop - military actions designed to influence the perceptions and attitudes of individuals, groups, and foreign governments
covert operation - an intelligence operation so planned as to permit plausible denial by the sponsor
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"
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The great Kansas Mutiny occurred at the very beginning of military operations against the Grangers.
He recalled that history recorded wars in which actual military operations had been carried on without cessation for five or six hundred years, and even now there were nations upon Barsoom with which Helium had made no peace within the history of man.
"Meantime, two other groups of Syrian Army troops continued their military operations from the Southern and Eastern sides of al-Tamane'ah," he noted.
Residents in the nearby towns of Datu Salibo and Mamasapano also fled during the military operation.
The coalition said it has taken the necessary measures to protect civilians during the military operation in the Houthi-held Yemeni capital.
But on the other hand, there are the US and French military contingents in Manbij, which complicates the military operation as opposed to Afrin.
Aside from doing military operation and recruitment of personnel in the area, Torres said they are also conducting civil-military operation and community support program activities.
Dozens of terrorists were killed as amount of their weapons, ammunition and equipment were destroyed during the military operations .
Director General Military Operations Maj-Gen Tahir Shamshad and Adviser to National Security Nasir Janjua also attended the meeting.
According to reporter, forces' personnel have besieged around twenty villages in the district and conducting searches during the military operation, which started in the middle of last night.
However we fully support military operation against the terrorists.

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