What are ground forces?

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

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

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 ... 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 have a ... For 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 ...
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 ... south, II./ZG 26 lost two Bf-110s while III./ZG 26 also claimed 2 Yugoslavian Air Force Bf-109s ...
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 ... 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 nine regiments and close 21 local ... 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 ...
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 ... and brigade, is considered to be the major element of the ground forces ...
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 ... laid out in predescribed symbol form by the ground forces in response ...

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