What is combat?

  • (verb): Battle or contend against in or as if in a battle.
    Example: "We must combat the prejudices against other races"
    Synonyms: battle
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on combat:

2nd Marine Aircraft Wing - History - Global War On Terror
... This marked the first Marine Corps combat use of the Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) ... VMA-542 and HMM-261 flew combat missions over Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and conducted humanitarian missions in Djibouti ... of VMA-542 were among the first to employ the LITENING 2 targeting pod in combat ...
USNS Lewis and Clark (T-AKE-1) - Description
... The T-AKE is a new Combat Logistics Force (CLF) Underway Replenishment Naval vessel that replaces the current capability of the Kilauea-class ammunition ship, Mars-class and Sirius-class combat ... oiler, the T-AKE replaces the Sacramento-class fast combat support ship ...
The Final Fantasy Legend - Gameplay - Combat
... Combat is initiated when the player encounters an enemy, which changes the map to the "battle screen" ... Combat ends if the party successfully flees, all enemies are defeated, or all player characters are defeated in the last case, the game ends and must be reloaded from the last save ... Party members that lose HP during combat can have them restored via curative items, spells, inns, or elements of the world such as healing fountains ...
4th Combat Cargo Group
... The 4th Combat Cargo Group was a World War II United States Army Air Forces combat organization that served in Tenth Air Force as part of the China Burma India Theater of World War II ...
22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit - Structure
... to exercise control over all ground, aviation and combat service support forces ... Ground Combat Element (GCE) - Built around a Marine infantry battalion, the GCE is reinforced with tanks, artillery, amphibious vehicles, engineers and reconnaissance assets ... Aviation Combat Element (ACE) - Consists of a composite medium tiltrotor (MV-22B Osprey) squadron containing transport aviation assets of various models and capabilities, attack helicopters and jets ...

More definitions of "combat":

  • (noun): An engagement fought between two military forces.
    Synonyms: armed combat

Famous quotes containing the word combat:

    In any combat between a rogue and a fool the sympathy of mankind is always with the rogue.
    —H.L. (Henry Lewis)

    The combat ended for want of combatants.
    Pierre Corneille (1606–1684)

    If combat means living in a ditch, females have biological problems staying in a ditch for 30 days because they get infections.... Males are biologically driven to go out and hunt giraffes.
    Newt Gingrich (b. 1943)