defence force

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an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack

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30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced that its Defense and Intelligence Systems Division (DISD) has partnered with the Australia Defence Force (ADF) and the United States Military at Talisman Sabre 2015 to test its advanced TDMA waveform technology.
The Bahrain Defence Force will take delivery later this year, a statement said.
This contract reflects the longstanding and deep partnership between Bahrain and the UAE," said Brigadier Mohammed Qatami Al Kubaisi, director of Information and Moral Guidance at the Bahrain Defence Force.
We have a constant threat from millitant Islam, why then don't we do the same as Germany, which also has a defence force instead of an army, and not allow our defence force to be deployed out side our own borders, meaning it could work with the police to defend against the threat of terrorism.
A former commander of Australian defence forces in Afghanistan has warned of a "tidal wave" of psychological problems for returning soldiers.
To those men and women in the Australian Defence Force (ADF) or the Department of Defence who have suffered sexual or other forms of abuse, on behalf of the government, I say sorry," Smith told parliament.
The Minister for Defence, Alan Shatter, confirmed that the Government is looking to keep the Defence Forces numbers at 9,500.
Defence Minister Stephen Smith said an agreement to remove gender restrictions from ADF combat roles has been approved by the cabinet and had strong support from the chief of the Defence Force.
Press reports however speculated that Shalli, the country's most decorated soldier, allegedly had "millions of dollars" transferred to him, through a third party, by a Chinese company from which the Namibia Defence Force had bought equipment while being the country's ambassador to Zambia.
FOUR members of the Defence Forces have tested positive for illegal drugs.
On 27 June the Prime Minister and the Minister for Defence released a public discussion paper Defence Review 2000 - Our Future Defence Force.
Shaikh Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, and His Excellency the Chief of Staff of the Bahrain Defence Force, Major General Shaikh Daij bin Salman Al Khalifa, along with a number of senior Bahrain Defence Force officers.
General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi met here today Australian Defence Force Chief of Staff Lt.
Defence Force strength has fallen in recent years and is down to 8,900 personnel.
The current minimum height requirement for entry to both the Permanent Defence Force and the Reserve Defence Force is 162.
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