hasty defense

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Synonyms for hasty defense

a defense organized while in contact with the enemy or when time is limited

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Realizing the vulnerability of over 100 fellow soldiers, Sergeant First Class Smith quickly organized a hasty defense consisting of two platoons of soldiers, one Bradley Fighting Vehicle and three armored personnel carriers.
Marines with Task Force Naha at Camp Korean Village in western Iraq instructed members of the Iraqi special forces in the basics of patrolling, hasty defense, building searching and room clearing.
By the time the Chinese pursuit arrived, the Eighth Army was aligned in a hasty defense.
After the platoon has seized its objective, you can move all of the weapon systems into positions that will maximize a hasty defense against a counterattack.
The rapid advance of Peiper's unit of 5,800 men and 100 tanks forced the 291st to set up hasty defenses along the entirety of Peiper's route.