military science

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military science

The principles of military conflict and of warfare.
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mil′itary sci′ence

a course of study dealing with the logistic, tactical, and other principles of warfare.
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Noun1.military science - the discipline dealing with the principles of warfaremilitary science - the discipline dealing with the principles of warfare
discipline, field of study, subject area, subject field, bailiwick, subject, field, study - a branch of knowledge; "in what discipline is his doctorate?"; "teachers should be well trained in their subject"; "anthropology is the study of human beings"
tactics - the branch of military science dealing with detailed maneuvers to achieve objectives set by strategy
strategy - the branch of military science dealing with military command and the planning and conduct of a war
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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He had commanded the troops before Washington's arrival Another was General Charles Lee, who had been a colonel in the English army, and was thought to possess vast military science. He came to the council, followed by two or three dogs which were always at his heels.
As this corps was composed of volunteers, and was commanded by a man who had passed the first five-and-thirty years of his life in camps and garrisons, it was the non-parallel of military science in that country, and was confidently pronounced by the judicious part of the Templeton community, to be equal in skill and appearance to any troops in the known world; in physical endowments they were, certainly, much superior!
It was Budge's book on Egyptian hieroglyphics, with colored plates of strange birds and gods, and even as he rushed past, he was conscious of something odd about the fact that this, and not any work of military science, should be open in that place at that moment.
I am fond of military science. And I'm ever so fond of reading all military histories.
Honasan has a wealth of experience not only in legislation as a Senator for 21 years, in the military science, as a military officer for sixteen years, and a military renegade for seven years.
Shannon Stambersky, UCLA professor of military science said about the ( project.
Since its creation, the college has served as the main institution for the training of military commanders and personnel in Bulgaria and the primary one in the field of national security and military science, as well as NATO operational compatibility.
"One of the biggest and most important accomplishments of the Iranian Army's Command and General Staff College (DAFOS AJA) is the indigenous military and tactical science in Iran," Commander of the Islamic Republic's university of military science Brigadier General Hossein Valivand said on Saturday.
A Fighting Chance provides a fine novel of the Legion of the Damned and is a pick for any serious military science fiction collection.
Dubbed the "SAS of the military science world", Halstead's forensics experts are renowned globally for preventing terror strikes and helping in the aftermath of major attacks such as the 1988 Lockerbie bombing in Scotland and the 2004 Madrid atrocity.
One of Cahill's major interventions in the scholarship on early modern drama is to argue that modern concepts of personhood are "intimately bound up with notions of the collective and the uniform" (28) that characterize military science during the period, and not necessarily shaped by "untrammeled individual aspiration" (42) often associated with the concept of Renaissance self-fashioning.
Manama Bahrain is mulling the establishment of a war college that specialises in advanced military science.

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