tactical unit


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tactical unit

An organization of troops, aircraft, or ships that is intended to serve as a single unit in combat. It may include service units required for its direct support.
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It added that" they carried out a raid near Hawija hit a tactical unit and destroyed building and an automatic heavy machine gun, and four raids near Baiji, hiting two tactical units to Daash and the destruction of three combat outposts, a building and a car bomb to Daash.
BAGHDAD / Nina / The international coalition aircraft carried out on Sunday 12 air strikes in Iraq which destroyed tactical units and locations for the IS snipers and their buildings in the provinces of Anbar, Salah al-Din, Mosul and Kirkuk.
Near Manbij, one strike struck an IS tactical unit and destroyed an IS fighting position, it said.
In Syria near Ar Raqqah, one strike struck an IS tactical unit and destroyed an IS vehicle, the announcement said.
In Iraq near Al Baghdadi, two strikes struck an IS tactical unit and destroyed a front-end loader, a machine gun position and a bed-down location.
In Iraq, fighter, attack, and remotely piloted aircraft launched 13 airstrikes in the following areas: Near Albu Hayat, one strike struck an IS tactical unit and destroyed an IS heavy machine gun and a mortar system.

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