tactical unit


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tactical unit

[′tak·tə·kəl ′yü·nət]
(ordnance)
An organization of troops, aircraft, or ships which is intended to serve as a single unit in combat, and may include service units required for its direct support.
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The Joint Task Force said in a statement that the international coalition aircraft carried out three air strikes near Baiji where tactical units and locations of snipers to the IS destroyed, while two air raids carried out near Fallujah that hit two tactical units and destroyed anti-aircraft gun and cannon and three cars to them.
In Syria near Al Shadaddi, two strikes struck two separate IS tactical units and destroyed two IS fighting positions and an IS vehicle, the announcement said.
Near Mar'a, six strikes hit six separate IS tactical units and destroyed four fighting positions, an IS improvised-explosive device cache, a tunnel and four vehicles, it said.
In Syria, attack, ground-attack, fighter, and remotely piloted aircraft launched eight airstrikes in the following areas: Near Al Hasakah, four strikes hit two separate IS tactical units and destroyed two vehicles, four buildings, and an IS fighting position.
Near Al Hasakah, two strikes hit two separate IS tactical units and destroyed an IS fighting position.
Near Mar'a, four strikes struck four separate IS tactical units and destroyed an IS vehicle, an IS fighting position and wounded four IS fighters, it said.

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