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Definition of Land forces

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military units that operate on land
Land forces Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
DOD Dictionary of Military Terms
Personnel, weapon systems, vehicles, and support elements operating on land to accomplish assigned missions and tasks.
  
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Land forces Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Land Forces may refer to:
  • Ground Forces
  • Land Forces, a former British Army command
  • Canadian Forces Land Force Command, the former name of the Canadian Army
  • Romanian Land Forces, the Romanian Army
  • Land Forces (Korean football), a former South Korean football team.

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An army (from Latin arma "arms, weapons" via Old French armée, "armed" (feminine)) or ground force is a fighting force that fights primarily on land. In the broadest sense, it is the land-based military branch, service branch or armed service of a nation or state. It may also include other branches of the military such as the air force via means of aviation corps. Within a national military force, the word army may also mean a field army. They differ from army reserves who are activated only during such times as war or natural disasters.

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