rules of engagement


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rules of engagement

Directives issued by a competent military authority, which delineate the circumstances and limitations under which one's own forces will initiate and continue combat engagements with other forces encountered.
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Only the MSDF has guidelines resembling rules of engagement, but they are only used in exercises, they said.
There is a serious need to re-asses and possibly, formulate the PNP's rules of engagement in order to ensure that government forces will not cross the line during such encounters,' the resolution said.
Rules of Engagement (certificate 15) stars Samuel L Jackson as an American army hero who finds himself on trial after a rescue mission went badly wrong.
But he has made it clear that even if the rules of engagement do not change, the nuances of how they are implemented will get a close new look, the paper said.
Fueling enemy propaganda through weak compliance of our own military rules of engagement can only prolong the mission.
Under rules of engagement, any soldier is entitled to open fire if his life is in imminent danger.
Nick Pope, whose 21-year stint at the Ministry of Defence included three years on the UFO desk, revealed the rules of engagement for the first time.
Their brutal fight scene in Rules Of Engagement - which opens today - has had US audiences wincing.
If these volatile people start wandering around pointing guns at Nato troops, then the rules of engagement are quite clear.
A nine-page document detailing rules of engagement for NATO troops serving in Kosovo appeared on the computer screens of a London publishing company, according to reports yesterday.