Some articles on defence:
... Defence Intelligence is a key member of the United Kingdom Intelligence Community, but differs from the agencies (SIS, GCHQ, and the Security Service ... military staff and is funded within the Defence budget ... Like the rest of the MOD Defence Intelligence was subject to the 2008 'Streamlining' initiative in which 20-25 percent of Central London staff were cut ...
... Defence Intelligence is headed by the Chief of Defence Intelligence (CDI) who is a serving three-star military officer and who, as the MOD's 'intellige ... The civilian Deputy Chief of Defence Intelligence (DCDI) is responsible for Defence Intelligence analysis and production, the military Assistant Chief of the ...
... analysis and production directorates of Defence Intelligence (known as the Defence Intelligence Analytical Staff or DIAS) ...
... quickly became a mainstay in the central defence since joining the club and rejoining his former team mate Gareth Southgate in central defence ... move, usually alongside Matt Heath in central defence ...
... Their numbers were reinforced by at least 25 Falkland Islands Defence Force (FIDF) members ... Graham Bound, an islander who lived through the Argentine occupation, reports in his book Falkland Islanders At War that the higher figure of approximately 40 (both serving and past) members of the FIDF reported for duty at their Drill Hall ...
More definitions of "defence":
- (noun): A defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him.
Synonyms: defense, denial, demurrer
- (noun): Military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies.
Synonyms: defense, defensive measure
- (noun): (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires.
Synonyms: defense mechanism, defense reaction, defence mechanism, defence reaction, defense
- (noun): An organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack.
Synonyms: defense, defense force, defence force
- (noun): Protection from harm.
Famous quotes containing the word defence:
“They aroused me to a determination to understand more fully the position of women, and the character of those men who talk so much of the need of our being protectedMremoving from us, meanwhile, what are often the very weapons of our defence [sic], occupations, and proper and encouraging remuneration.”
—Harriot K. Hunt (18051875)
“Behold now this vast city; a city of refuge, the mansion house of liberty, encompassed and surrounded with his protection; the shop of war hath not there more anvils and hammers waking, to fashion out the plates and instruments of armed justice in defence of beleaguered truth, than there be pens and hands there, sitting by their studious lamps, musing, searching, revolving new notions.”
—John Milton (16081674)
“There can be no defence like elaborate courtesy.”
—E.V. (Edward Verrall)