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  • 1 troops — n. pl. 1. Throngs, gangs. 2. Army, soldiers, forces, legions, armed force, military force, body of troops …

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  • 2 Body armour — was the manufactured use of various materials to provide rigid and dense protection layer to an individual s body surface in combat. As such it could be improvised or designed, partial or fully covering, from light weight to one that is extremely …

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  • 3 body count — noun a count of troops killed in an operation or time period the daily body count increased as the war went on • Hypernyms: ↑count * * * noun, pl ⋯ counts [count] : the number of people killed in a war, disaster, etc. The rising body count fueled …

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  • 4 troops — troop / troops [n] group, often military armed forces, army, assemblage, assembly, band, body, bunch, collection, combatants, company, contingent, corps, crew, crowd, delegation, drove, fighting forces, flock, forces, gang, gathering, herd, horde …

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  • 5 troops — Soldiers; officers and men in any branch of the military forces: Louisville & N. R. Co. v United States, 258 US 374, 66 L Ed 668, 42 S Ct 337. In 1850 the word had, and it has ever since had an established meaning: namely, soldiers collectively,… …

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  • 6 Interceptor body armor — in M81 Woodland. Interceptor Body Armor (IBA) is the United States Army s primary bulletproof vest. The Interceptor design replaced the older fragmentation protective Personnel Armor System for Ground Troops (PASGT) body armor system, introduced… …

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  • 7 Personnel Armor System for Ground Troops — U.S. soldiers wearing the PASGT helmet Personnel Armor System for Ground Troops, sometimes abbreviated to PASGT, was a combat helmet and ballistic vest used by the American military from the mid 1980s until 2005, when the system was succeeded by… …

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  • 8 John Brown's Body — For the reggae musical group, see John Brown s Body (band). For the epic poem, see John Brown s Body (poem) John Brown s Body (originally known as John Brown s Song ) is a famous Union marching song of the American Civil War. The tune arose out… …

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  • 9 Osprey body armour — is a system of body armour used by the British Armed Forces. The system is in its fourth iteration following extensive development and engagement with front line users. Osprey body armour fully undone. The wrap around fasteners clearly visible on …

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  • 10 Ranger Body Armor — The Ranger Body armor is a body armor vest that was used by the United States Army Rangers and others in the 1990s and 2000s. It has been replaced by Ranger Armor Vest, as well as CIRAS and other special operations vests among United States… …

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  • 11 Storm Troops — noun Nazi militia created by Hitler in 1921 that helped him to power but was eclipsed by the SS after 1943 • Syn: ↑SA, ↑Sturmabteilung • Hypernyms: ↑militia, ↑reserves • Member Meronyms: ↑Brownshirt * * * …

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  • 12 Dragon Skin (body armor) — Dragon Skin is a type of ballistic vest made by Pinnacle Armor. It is distinguished by its silver dollar sized circular discs that overlap like scale armour, creating a flexible vest that allows a greater range of motion and can allegedly absorb… …

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  • 13 ski troops — noun plural : troops trained and equipped to maneuver and fight on skis * * * a body of soldiers trained to fight on skis. [1935 40] * * * ski troops, soldiers specially trained to fight and maneuver on skis, especially in northern or arctic… …

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  • 14 Modular Body Armor Vest — The Modular Body Armor Vest (MBAV) is a bullet proof vest made by Eagle Industries and used by the United States Military. The vest is standard issue for many members of the United States special operations forces including the 75th Ranger… …

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  • 15 Speech to the Troops at Tilbury — The Speech to the Troops at Tilbury was delivered on 9 August Old Style, 19 August New Style 1588 by Queen Elizabeth I of England to the land forces earlier assembled at Tilbury in Essex in preparation of repelling the expected invasion by the… …

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  • 16 ITT Industries & Goulds Pumps Salute to the Troops 250 — Venue Pikes Peak International Raceway Sponsor ITT Industries, Goulds Pumps First race 1998 Distance 250 miles (402.3 km) Laps 25 …

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  • 17 Interceptor Body Armor — Westenkorpus (MTV) des USMC als Ersatz für die OTV Die Interceptor Body Armor (IBA) ist eine Schutzweste der amerikanischen Streitkräfte. Sie löste 1999 das PASGT (Personnel Armor System for Ground Troops) System ab und ist seit 2001… …

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  • 18 UFC: Fight For The Troops 2 — Pour les éléments Mixed martial arts précédent et suivant, voir UFC 125 et UFC 126. UFC: Fight for the Troops 2 aussi appelé UFC Fight Night 23 est un événement de mixed martial arts qui a été tenu par l Ultimate Fighting Championship et qui a eu …

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  • 19 ski troops — a body of soldiers trained to fight on skis. [1935 40] * * * …

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  • 20 advance guard — body of troops sent ahead of the others to provide protection …

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