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land forces

pl n
1. (Military) armed forces serving on land
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land forces

Personnel, weapon systems, vehicles, and support elements operating on land to accomplish assigned missions and tasks.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
Translations

land forces

npl (Mil) → forze fpl terrestri
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Dejah Thoris went aboard the flagship, and was much put out that I would not follow, but, as I explained to her, the battle was but partly won; we still had the land forces of the besieging Zodangans to account for, and I would not leave Tars Tarkas until that had been accomplished.
Much there had been to occupy my attention since that terrible moment; but never for an instant had the memory of the thing faded, and all the time that I could spare from the numerous duties that had devolved upon me in the reconstruction of the government of the First Born since our victorious fleet and land forces had overwhelmed them, had been spent close to the grim shaft that held the mother of my boy, Carthoris of Helium.
In the meantime, at their request, I was to resume my throne as Jeddak of Thark, that I might negotiate with neighboring hordes for warriors to compose the land forces of the expedition.
"I think that to carry on such a war successfully, you must have very large land forces."
A special squad of Military Formation 28 610 a Gorna Banya of the Land Forces was activated at 12:30 noon to dispose of ammunition found in the grassland opposite the South Bus Station in Sofia, said the Ministry of Defence.
1 / 17 A two-week joint military exercise between the Royal Saudi Land Forces and the US Army came to an end on Thursday.
Officially opening the 7th African Land Forces Summit (ALFS), Mr Kgathi indicated that peace attainment and security were strong catalysts towards sustainable development in Africa.
The Land Forces Command held a ceremony marking the 43rd anniversary in the presence of Staff Major General Saleh Mohammed Al Amiri, Commander of the UAE Land Forces, and a large number of officers.
The closing activities of the exercise were attended by Maj Gen Mattar bin Salim al Balushi, RAO commander, Maj Gen Saleh Mohammed Saleh al Amri, commander of the UAE Land Forces and a number of senior officers in RAO and the UAE Land Forces.
He was dismissed as Chairman of the Land Forces of the Armed Forces of Kyrgyzstan.
Commander of Qatar's Amiri Land Forces Major General Mohamed bin Ali al-Ghanim has met the Commander of the Italian ground forces General Salvatore Farina.