naval forces


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Noun1.naval forces - an organization of military vessels belonging to a country and available for sea warfarenaval forces - an organization of military vessels belonging to a country and available for sea warfare
broadside - the simultaneous firing of all the armament on one side of a warship
broadside - all of the armament that is fired from one side of a warship
naval unit - a military unit that is part of a navy
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"
fleet - a group of warships organized as a tactical unit
station - (nautical) the location to which a ship or fleet is assigned for duty
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No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use without just compensation.
In his marine capacity he is admiral-general, and superintends and directs every thing relative to naval forces and other naval affairs; presides in the admiralties in person or by proxy; appoints lieutenant-admirals and other officers; and establishes councils of war, whose sentences are not executed till he approves them.
To make Rules for the Government and Regulation of the land and naval Forces;
For example, a proportion of them, always the best marksmen, direct their fire entirely upon the wireless finding and sighting apparatus of the big guns of an attacking naval force; another detail attends to the smaller guns in the same way; others pick off the gunners; still others the officers; while certain other quotas concentrate their attention upon the other members of the crew, upon the upper works, and upon the steering gear and propellers.
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During the visit, the Naval Chief visited Shipbuilding Facility, Naval Forces Institute and Ghantout Naval Base at Abu Dhabi.
ISLAMABAD -- Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, who is on an official visit to United Arab Emirates, called on UAE's military leadership in Dubai and visited Shipbuilding Facility, Naval Forces Institute and Ghantout Naval Base at Abu Dhabi.
During the visit, the Naval Chief called on Commander of the UAE Naval Forces, Chief of Staff UAE Armed Forces, UAE's Defence Undersecretary in Dubai and also visited Shipbuilding Facility, Naval Forces Institute and Ghantout Naval Base at Abu Dhabi.
A number of senior officers of United Arab Emirates Naval Forces were trained in Pakistan.

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