Armed Forces

A military, also known collectively as armed forces, is a heavily armed, highly organized force primarily intended for warfare. It is typically officially authorized and maintained by a sovereign state, with its members identifiable by their distinct military uniform. It may consist of one or more military branches such as an army, navy, air force, space force, marines, or coast guard. The main task of the military is usually defined as defence of the state and its interests against external armed threats. In broad usage, the terms armed forces and military are often treated as synonymous, although in technical usage …

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CAPS: Centre for Air Power Studies · 15 April 2024 English

One of ensure rapid induction ofIndia’s nuclear power programme up the future issues reactors to undercut thethe ladder: firstly, the government of NuClealry Put will cynicism that is often explore …

FROM CAPS Ukraine amid the successes of the Armed Forces the premier that the United States was unhappy Minister Singh congratulated the DRDO, SFC and the armed forces for the successful China is providing Moscow


ACAPS · 15 April 2024 English

According to secondary sources and key informant interviews (KIIs), the number of verified cases of NSAG recruitment and use of children in Colombia began increasing Distinguishing between child recruitment and …

purposes” (UN 02/2007). This definition refers to armed forces or NSAGs in the context of tend to be those involved in recruitment, as well as the Colombian Armed Forces (UN SC 13/02/2024). 22/02/2022, DP 20/04/2021)


RSIS: S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies · 11 April 2024 English

Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Coordination Centre acted as a liaison between the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) and NGOs, facilitating the coordination and consolidation of humanitarian supplies to be

Centre acted as a liaison between the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) and NGOs, facilitating the coordination


CAPS: Centre for Air Power Studies · 10 April 2024 English

At the power level, it is the power of the officer corps relative to the civilian groups within the society. [...] On the ideological level, it is the compatibility of …

relations refer broadly to interactions between armed forces as institutions and the sectors of the society distribution of power between the government and the armed forces of the country.”1 Samuel Huntington defines


IFRI: Institut Français des Relations Internationales · 10 April 2024 French

task force (European special forces under the command of the French Barkhane force and the Malian armed forces), end of the EUCAP Sahel Niger mission (training of internal security forces). [4]. The last


RAND Corporation · 10 April 2024 English

RAND's research and analysis address issues that affect families and communities around the world — such issues as health, education, national security, and public safety. RAND's 2023 Annual Report describes …

essential to supporting the readiness of the U.S. armed forces and their families. The coronavirus disease military companies and the Russian government and armed forces, and public opinion on the use of contractors


RAND Corporation · 10 April 2024 English

Although the existence of racial disparities within the Department of the Air Force military justice system has been well established, the causes of these disparities have not yet been determined. …

characteristics of the airman’s home of record and their Armed Forces Qualification Test scores. A key strength of service members composed 11.5 percent of the armed forces, they constituted 34.3 percent of those tried characteristics of the ZIP code of their home of record, Armed Forces Qualification Test (AFQT) Introduction 3 scores


RAND Corporation · 10 April 2024 English

The Department of the Air Force (DAF) released three reports in 2020 and 2021 discussing the disparities it identified for minority groups and women. The authors developed dashboards that the …

2021a, Slide 29. NOTE: AF = Air Force; AQFT = Armed Forces Qualification Test. The second stage of the 7) (POC AFPC, AF/A1P) Review and update Armed Forces Qualification Test (AFQT) and Pilot Candidate


Urban Institute · 10 April 2024 English

The Full-Service Community Schools (FSCS) program is dedicated to transforming schools into vibrant hubs of support and opportunity for students, families, and communities. With a holistic approach, FSCS integrates education, …

foster care; and − whose parents serve in the Armed Forces. The Results Scorecard that FSCS grantees will


Literacy Coalition of New Brunswick · 10 April 2024 English

I worked at a young age to support my studies, but in the middle of my studies I was forced to quit because my younger sister had to study. [...] …

have begun the process of joining the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). This is a long-term goal I have had since


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