Ground Forces

  • (noun): A permanent organization of the military land forces of a nation or state.
    Synonyms: army, regular army

Some articles on force, ground, ground forces, forces:

Zerstörergeschwader 26 - Mediterranean and Africa 1941–42
... Fliegerkorps assembled the attacking force, including ZG 26 for the offensive to begin on 6 April, I./ZG 26 escorting to bombers attacking Belgrade ... Encountering Bf-109Es of the Yugoslavian Air Force, 2 enemy machines were claimed shot down, but the Zerstörer lost 5 in return ... The end of the first day broke the resistance of the Yugoslavian air force and the Zerstörers switched to attacking ground targets in support of the advancing ...
Armored Force (Ukraine) - History - Reform
... The Ground Forces are implementing a plan, promulgated in 2000, that includes a reduction in the number of troops from the then 300,000 to 240,000 by 2015, and an ultimate change from a partial conscript-based ... Even though the Armed Forces received little more than half of the Hr 68 million it was promised for reform in 2001, officials were able to disband ... According to the State Program of the Ukrainian Armed Forces reform and development to 2005, the ground forces were to have the biggest ratio of personnel of all ...
Schlasta - History
... Traditionally some historians have considered the air forces of the First World War to have had relatively little direct effect on events on the ground with their CAS ... It is certainly true that the effect of ground attack units during this period was not as great as it was during the Second World War, where ground attack aircraft could ... example during the attacks launched by the air forces of the Second World War Allies on German troops in the Falaise pocket.) The offensive power of the Schlastas should nevertheless not be underestimated, a mass ...
Schlasta - Organisation and Tactics
... individual divisions to ensure the closest possible co-operation with ground forces ... When attacking, Schlastas would try to stay in close contact with ground forces, although this was difficult since aircraft were not universally equipped with radio at the time ... by the aircraft and signals laid out in predescribed symbol form by the ground forces in response ...
Lebanese Ground Forces Equipment
... The Ground Forces of the Lebanese Armed Forces still contains significant amounts of old weaponry, but it has embarked on some major improvements recently ... brigade, is considered to be the major element of the ground forces ...

Famous quotes containing the words forces and/or ground:

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