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an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack

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The Royal Defense Force Training Centre Commander presented certificates to the graduates and awarded the outstanding ones.
* Israel Defense Force, Medical Corps, Ramat-Gan, Israel; ([dagger]) Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel; ([double dagger]) Bnai Zion Hospital, Haifa, Israel; ([section]) Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel; and ([paragraph]) Soroka University Medical Center, Beer-Sheva, Israel
State military defense forces are composed of commissioned officers and enlisted personnel.
The creation of what has become a highly professional and effective para-military organization did have negative effects upon the insipient efforts to create the Estonian Defense Force, as well as the subsequent development of the Estonian Ministry of Defense.
Under the terms of the contracts, Elbit will develop and supply an advanced generation of systems similar to those which the company has already developed and delivered -- in conjunction with El-Op Electro-Optics Industries Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit -- since the inception of the Israeli Defense Force's Merkava MBT program.
When I visited the plaza traces of the demonstration were still present in the Russian troops situated around the square and in the young Estonian Defense Forces volunteers who ringed the Parliament building in a symbolic gesture of sovereignty.
ISLAMABAD -- Ambassador of Japan, Takashi Kurai, elaborating the guiding principles of Japanese Defense Forces said that to serve the people always comes first due to which unlike in many other countries, the day of establishment of forces was not a national holiday but one of the usual working days in Japan.
Brigadier Yousif Abdullah Bahzad, Director of the Bahrain Defense Force Training Directorate, and Colonel David Morte, Chief of the U.S.
Cordesman, Center for Strategic International Studies (CSIS), Saudi Arabia Enters the 21st Century: The Saudi Air Defense Force, April 2002, p.1,
The long-range vision of USMTM is as follows: a motivated diverse team of professionals operating in an environment of cooperation, innovation and continuous improvement; leveraging technology and proven management practices; executing a security cooperation program for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia that thrives, based upon mutual respect and the value added of our expertise; and advising and assisting the most capable self defense force in the region.
Watters based his speech on information from a public discussion paper published by the Australian Department of Defense: Defence Review 2000 - Our Future Defense Force, June 2000.]
1 / 3 The Royal Saudi Air Defense Forces intercepted a Houthi drone packed with explosives heading for Jazan airport on Sunday.
The command of the Air Defense Forces of the Armed Forces of Kyrgyzstan congratulated the servicemen and veterans of the Armed Forces of Kyrgyzstan on the upcoming Defender of the Fatherland Day in the club of the Military Institute of the State Committee on Defense Affairs of Kyrgyzstan on Feb 20.
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