army

(redirected from ground forces)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

army

a group of hippopotami; for full appreciation of this irregular collective noun a lyrical pronunciation of hippopotarmy is needed.
References in periodicals archive ?
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari announced that the IRGC Ground Force plans to give a more outstanding role to drones and helicopters in its operations.
Meanwhile, Lieutenant General Hashim Abdel-Mutalab Ahmed Babiker has been appointed as Chief of Joint Operations and Major General Adam Haroun Idris has been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant General and appointed as Deputy Chief of Staff of the Ground Forces Operations.
Media reports said that Israeli ground force chief briefed the Indian army commanders about the measures taken by the Israeli troops to stifle freedom voices in Gaza and West Bank.
Despite the cogency of Johnson's argument, I believe the commitment of US ground forces would be a strategic mistake for three main reasons.
The BMP-3 are purchased again, and starting next year they will be delivered in sets to ground forces units," he said.
Iran Army Ground Forces launched drills in southwestern Khuzestan Province on Saturday with the participation of tanks, artillery and mechanized units.
that regime ground forces that were in the vicinity of Benghazi now possess
The helicopter crews coordinated with ground forces to positively identify the militants vehicles.
security forces in Iraq currently operate jointly, which includes ground forces, aviation and aviation support forces, logistics forces, and command and control forces.
In 2004, ground forces in Iraq saw the need for a highly accurate indirect weapon system that could be used in urban terrain while limiting the collateral damage to surrounding structures.
As a result, new procedures for VQ direct support to ground forces were developed.
For my entire tenure as your Secretary, you've heard me speak metaphorically about returning to the era of Patton and Arnold, to an era where our focus was on building the strategies, concepts, and capabilities to integrate air and ground forces that would enable us to produce decisive and compelling effects against our enemies.