military position


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Noun1.military position - a point occupied by troops for tactical reasonsmilitary position - a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons
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"
ground - a position to be won or defended in battle (or as if in battle); "they gained ground step by step"; "they fought to regain the lost ground"
line - a fortified position (especially one marking the most forward position of troops); "they attacked the enemy's line"
point - the precise location of something; a spatially limited location; "she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street"
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BAQUBA (NINA) - One soldier was killed and another wounded in a raid to Daesh on a military position east of Baquba in a late hour last night.
(TAP) - Israeli planes targeted a military position near the province of Hama in Syria on Saturday, but Syrian air defences intercepted and downed some of the rockets, Syrian state television said on Saturday.
Israeli rockets had hit a Syrian military position near Nairab airport on the outskirts of the city of Aleppo.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which monitors the conflict, said one of the sites targeted, Dimas, was a military position.
30 (Saba) - A soldier was killed on Monday in an attack on a military position in Habilain area of Lahj governorate, a military official said.
Damascus, SANA- A military position southwest of Damascus International Airport was exposed to an Israeli aggression with several missiles fired from inside the occupied territories at dawn on Thursday causing explosions in the place and leaving some material losses, a military source said.
Quneitra, SANA -- A military source announced on Friday evening that the Israeli enemy's warplanes fired two missiles at 18:45 from within occupied territory at a military position in the surroundings of Khan Arnabeh in Quneitra countryside, causing material damage.
The source said that the Syrian Army heavily pounded the terrorists' military positions in al-Tamane'ah after bombardment of their positions.
Hama, SANA- The air defenses at the Syrian Arab Army intercepted an Israeli aerial attack that targeted one of the military positions towards Massyaf City in Hama northern countryside.
Haaretz newspaper quoted Western sources as saying that Israeli warplanes bombed Syrian military positions and destroyed them near the Syrian capital Damascus.
Sana'a, Muharram 20, 1439, October 10, 2017, SPA -- Arab coalition fighters bombed military positions of the pro-coup militias, south and east of capital Sana'a, while fighting continued in the field, in the Directorate of Nahm.
The local sources pointed to Tahrir al-Sham's destruction of Syrian infrastructure in Aleppo and Idlib as an attempt to conceal its military positions in areas under their control in Aleppo and Idlib from the Syrian Army and Russia.

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