military unit

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Noun1.military unit - a unit that is part of some military servicemilitary unit - a unit that is part of some military service; "he sent Caesar a force of six thousand men"
trip wire - a small military force that serves as a first line of defense; if they become engaged in hostilities it will trigger the intervention of stronger military forces
social unit, unit - an organization regarded as part of a larger social group; "the coach said the offensive unit did a good job"; "after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit"
command - a military unit or region under the control of a single officer
enemy - an opposing military force; "the enemy attacked at dawn"
task force - a temporary military unit formed to accomplish a particular objective
army unit - a military unit that is part of an army
naval unit - a military unit that is part of a navy
air unit - a military unit that is part of the airforce
armour, armor - a military unit consisting of armored fighting vehicles
armed service, military service, service - a force that is a branch of the armed forces
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"
mujahadeen, mujahadein, mujahadin, mujahedeen, mujahedin, mujahideen, mujahidin - a military force of Muslim guerilla warriors engaged in a jihad; "some call the mujahidin international warriors but others just call them terrorists"
guard - a military unit serving to protect some place or person
legion - a large military unit; "the French Foreign Legion"
echelon - a body of troops arranged in a line
phalanx - a body of troops in close array
Republican Guard - formerly Iraq's elite military unit whose primary role was to protect the government in Baghdad
Haganah - the clandestine military wing of the Jewish leadership during the British rule over the mandate of Palestine from 1920 to 1948; became the basis for the Israeli defense force
IDF, Israeli Defense Force - the ground and air and naval forces of Israel
militia, reserves - civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army
commando - an amphibious military unit trained for raids into enemy territory
contingent, detail - a temporary military unit; "the peacekeeping force includes one British contingent"
headquarters - (plural) a military unit consisting of a commander and the headquarters staff
spearhead - the leading military unit in an attack
military man, serviceman, man, military personnel - someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force; "two men stood sentry duty"
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The women and children of a man's retinue may be likened to a military unit for which he is responsible in various ways, as in matters of instruction, discipline, sustenance, and the exigencies of their continual roamings and their unending strife with other communities and with the red Martians.
The minister and other officials laid flowers at the monument to national leader Heydar Aliyev in the territory of a military unit.
So, in 2017, a soldier of the military unit of 75443 private Khalid Khabaginov, who was put on the wanted list in 2004, was detained.
Plans are made according to the specific features of each domain of military unit logistics, according to the missions it has to accomplish at peacetime.
ISTANBUL, Aug 14 (KUNA) -- The Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) carried out an attack against a Turkish military unit in Hakkari province, southeastern Turkey, injuring three of them, official media reported Sunday.
The father of the accused Lance Naik Mukkarram Hussain informed the apex court during the hearing that we had informed the military unit in which army personnel was assassinated about reconciliation.
The investigation into the death of a contract soldier in 97632 military unit resulted in firing high-ranking officials of the Air Defense Forces, the General Staff of the Armed Forces reported.
Reportedly multiple numbers of Tanks were dispatched to Suruc-MurE-itpinar military unit in Turkish eastern province of E[currency]anliurfa.
7 -- (BNA) The South Korean Army announced the formation of a military unit comprising 280 soldiers as part of UN Peacekeeping Task Force in South Sudan in order to assist in reconstruction efforts in the newly independent African country.
GUNMEN in inflatable dinghies attacked a military unit in Syria yesterday killing at least 10 people.
LATTAKIA, (SANA)- A military unit positioned north of Lattakia on Saturday confronted an infiltration attempt of an armed terrorist group offshore.
Donetsk, Rabi'II 29, 1433, Mar 22, 2012, SPA -- Two people were killed and another two were injured in an armed attack on a military unit in Kharkov on Thursday morning.

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