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Cavalry Corps (Ireland)

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The Cavalry Corps (An Cór Marcra) is the armoured formation of the Irish Army. [1]

35 relations: Armored car (military), Armoured reconnaissance, Armoured warfare, Army Reserve (Ireland), Battalion, Blue Hussars, British Army, CBRN defense, Churchill tank, Collins Barracks, Dublin, Comet (tank), Cork (city), Curragh, Curragh Camp, Cyprus, Defence Forces (Ireland), Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dublin, FV101 Scorpion, Infantry, Intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition, and reconnaissance, Irish Army, Lebanon, Light cavalry, Main battle tank, Mowag Piranha, Panhard AML, Peacekeeping, Rathmines, Regiment, RG Outrider, Squadron (army), Stridsvagn L-60, The Emergency (Ireland), Vickers Medium Mark II.

Armored car (military)

A military armored (or armoured) car is a lightweight wheeled armored fighting vehicle, historically employed for reconnaissance, internal security, armed escort, and other subordinate battlefield tasks.

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Armoured reconnaissance

Armoured reconnaissance is the combination of terrestrial reconnaissance with armoured warfare by soldiers using tanks and wheeled or tracked armoured reconnaissance vehicles.

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Armoured warfare

Armoured warfare, mechanised warfare or tank warfare is the use of armoured fighting vehicles in modern warfare.

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Army Reserve (Ireland)

The Army Reserve (AR) (Cúltaca an Airm) is the land component of Ireland's Reserve Defence Forces (RDF).

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A battalion is a military unit.

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Blue Hussars

The Blue Hussars, officially called the Mounted Escort, was a ceremonial unit of the Irish Army established in 1932.

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British Army

The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.

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CBRN defense

Chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense (CBRN defense or CBRNE defense) is protective measures taken in situations in which chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear warfare (including terrorism) hazards may be present.

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Churchill tank

The Tank, Infantry, Mk IV (A22) Churchill was a British heavy infantry tank used in the Second World War, best known for its heavy armour, large longitudinal chassis with all-around tracks with multiple bogies, its ability to climb steep slopes, and its use as the basis of many specialist vehicles.

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Collins Barracks, Dublin

Collins Barracks (Dún Uí Choileáin) is a former military barracks in the Arbour Hill area of Dublin, Ireland.

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Comet (tank)

The Comet tank or Tank, Cruiser, Comet I (A34) was a British cruiser tank that first saw use near the end of the Second World War.

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Cork (city)

Cork (from corcach, meaning "marsh") is a city in south-west Ireland, in the province of Munster, which had a population of 125,622 in 2016.

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The Curragh (An Currach) is a flat open plain of almost of common land in County Kildare, Ireland, between Newbridge and Kildare.

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Curragh Camp

Curragh Camp (Campa an Churraigh) is an army base and military college located in The Curragh, County Kildare, Ireland.

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Cyprus (Κύπρος; Kıbrıs), officially the Republic of Cyprus (Κυπριακή Δημοκρατία; Kıbrıs Cumhuriyeti), is an island country in the Eastern Mediterranean and the third largest and third most populous island in the Mediterranean.

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Defence Forces (Ireland)

The Defence Forces (Fórsaí Cosanta, officially styled Óglaigh na hÉireann),Óglaigh na hÉireann derives its origins from the Irish Volunteers.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (République démocratique du Congo), also known as DR Congo, the DRC, Congo-Kinshasa or simply the Congo, is a country located in Central Africa.

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Dublin is the capital of and largest city in Ireland.

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FV101 Scorpion

The FV101 Scorpion is a British armoured reconnaissance vehicle.

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Infantry is the branch of an army that engages in military combat on foot, distinguished from cavalry, artillery, and tank forces.

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Intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition, and reconnaissance

ISTAR stands for intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition, and reconnaissance.

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Irish Army

The Irish Army, known simply as the Army (an tArm), is the land component of the Defence Forces of Ireland.

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Lebanon (لبنان; Lebanese pronunciation:; Liban), officially known as the Lebanese RepublicRepublic of Lebanon is the most common phrase used by Lebanese government agencies.

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Light cavalry

Light cavalry comprises lightly armed and lightly armoured troops mounted on horses, as opposed to heavy cavalry, where the riders (and sometimes the horses) are heavily armored.

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Main battle tank

A main battle tank (MBT), also known as a battle tank or universal tank, is a tank that fills the armor-protected direct fire and maneuver role of many modern armies.

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Mowag Piranha

The MOWAG Piranha is a family of armoured fighting vehicles designed by the Swiss company MOWAG (since April 2010 the name has changed to General Dynamics European Land Systems – Mowag GmbH).

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Panhard AML

The Panhard AML (Auto Mitrailleuse Légère, or "Light Armoured Car") is a fast, long-ranged, and relatively cheap first-generation armoured car with excellent reconnaissance capability.

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Peacekeeping refers to activities intended to create conditions that favour lasting peace.

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Rathmines is an inner suburb on the southside of Dublin, about 3 kilometres south of the city centre.

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A regiment is a military unit.

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RG Outrider

The RG Outrider, also known by its original designation RG-32M Light Tactical Vehicle (LTV), is a 4x4 multi-purpose mine-protected armoured personnel carrier (APC) manufactured by BAE Systems of South Africa.

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Squadron (army)

A squadron was historically a cavalry subunit, a company sized military formation.

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Stridsvagn L-60

Stridsvagn L-60 (Strv L-60), also known as Landsverk L-60, was a Swedish tank developed in 1934.

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The Emergency (Ireland)

The Emergency (Ré na Práinne / An Éigeandáil) was the state of emergency which existed in the state of Ireland during the Second World War.

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Vickers Medium Mark II

The Vickers Medium Mark II was a British tank built by Vickers in the Inter-war period.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cavalry_Corps_(Ireland)

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