11 Facts About Military


Military, known collectively as armed forces, is a heavily armed, highly organized force primarily intended for warfare.

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Military history is often considered to be the history of all conflicts, not just the history of the state militaries.

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Military law introduces offences not recognised by civilian courts, such as absence without leave, desertion, political acts, malingering, behaving disrespectfully, and disobedience.

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Military procurement is then authorized to purchase or contract provision of goods and services to the military, whether in peacetime at a permanent base, or in a combat zone from local population.

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Military scientists are therefore found to interact with all Arms and Services of the armed forces, and at all levels of the military hierarchy of command.

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Military strategy is a long-term projection of belligerents' policy, with a broad view of outcome implications, including outside the concerns of military command.

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Military strategy is more concerned with the supply of war and planning, than management of field forces and combat between them.

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Military tactics are usually used by units over hours or days, and are focused on the specific, close proximity tasks and objectives of squadrons, companies, battalions, regiments, brigades, and divisions, and their naval and air force equivalents.

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Military strategy was one of a triumvirate of 'arts' or 'sciences' that governed the conduct of warfare, the others being: military tactics, the execution of plans and manoeuvring of forces in battle, and maintenance of an army.

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Military aviation was extensively used, and bombers became decisive in many battles of World War II, which marked the most frantic period of weapons development in history.

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Military actions are sometimes argued to be justified by furthering a humanitarian cause, such as disaster relief operations, or in defence of refugees.

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