opposing forces

opposing forces

Those forces used in an enemy role during NATO exercises. See also force(s).
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There had long been a truce between the opposing forces, but according to the Guide-Book, Raynauld of Chatillon, Lord of Kerak, broke it by plundering a Damascus caravan, and refusing to give up either the merchants or their goods when Saladin demanded them.
Again he was brought face to face with that opposing force. He knew that however much they tried, they could not hire more than forty--thirty-seven perhaps or thirty-eight-- laborers for a reasonable sum.
The sole aim of each of us was to hurl one of the opposing force into the sea.
Battle performers It was in late July 1165 that Henry gathered a vast army at Oswestry, while the opposing forces of the Welsh princes waited near Corwen, Denbighshire.
Headquarters and Headquarters (HHT) Troop, 3d Squadron (Thunder) conducted mission control and Opposing Forces (OP4) for the Regimental Troop Attack Lane.
KHARTOUM -- Sudan's ruling Transitional Military Council and the opposing Forces for Freedom and Change alliance initial a constitutional declaration.
The contract has been impacted by opposing forces since Monday, with the trade troubles between the U.S.
The opposing forces are smart: they're in for the long haul and by slowly removing our ability to purchase guns and ammo at a reasonable cost, find a place to shoot or even read about firearms, they'll eventually win.
Fe in Nueva Vizcaya province, was declared free from the Imperial Japanese Army after Filipino guerrillas and the 25th Division of the US Army drove away the opposing forces.
But he soon discovers that two opposing forces (the Justice Department and the FBI) are at war over a rare coin and a cadre of secret files containing explosive revelations about the King assassination, information that could ruin innocent lives and threaten the legacy of the civil rights movement's greatest martyr.
Iran has long been a strong supporter of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad and has been providing him with both financial aid and military advisors against a range of opposing forces. The airstrike came just days after a sarin nerve gas attack in the city of Douma, east of Damascus that killed dozens of civilians.
It notes that "this ongoing increase in civilian activity presents an increased risk of tension, not only between civilians but also between civilians and opposing forces, which in turn can increase tension between the opposing forces themselves.