Military Related Terms – (فوجی اِصطلاحات)
Armada: A fleet of warships.
(جہازوں کا بیڑہ)
Aircraft Carrier: A large ship that carries military aircraft and has a long, flat surface where they take off and land.
(فضائی لڑاکا جہازوں پر مشتمل بحری جہاز).
Artillery: large guns that are used to shoot over a great distance.
(بڑے دہانے کی توپیں)
Base: A place where members of the armed forces live and work.
Battalion: An army unit typically consisting of a headquarters and two or more companies, batteries. (بٹالین)
Brigade: A subdivision of an army, typically consisting of a small number of infantry (بریگیڈ)
Cavalry: combat troops mounted originally on horses but now often riding in motorized armored vehicles. (گھڑ سوار فوج)
Cantonment: A temporary or semi-permanent military quarters. (لشکر)
Close combat: refers to hand-to-hand combat or fighting. It involves the use of weapons such as pistols, bayonets, rifles, and hand grenades.
(دست بدست لڑائی)
Coast Guard: The force that protects ships in danger and offers protection against illegal activity in the seas. (ساحلی محافظ)
Conscription: Compulsory enrollment in armed services. It is a law in some countries.
(جبری فوجی بھرتی)
Detachment: A group of troops, aircraft, or ships sent away on a separate mission:
Division: A large unit of army with 10,000 to 20,000 soldiers.
(دس تا بیس ہزار سپاہیوں پر مشتمل فوجی دستہ)
Dump: A temporary space to store military supplies.
(فوجی ساز و سامان کا عارضی ذخیرہ)
Infantry: Soldiers or military units that fight on foot, in modern times typically with rifles, machine guns, grenades, mortars, etc., as weapons. (پیادہ فوج)
Navy: The branch of the armed services of a state which conducts military operations at sea. (بحریہ).
Ordnance: Department responsible for military supplies. (رسد برائے فوج)
Regiment: A permanent unit of an army typically commanded by a lieutenant colonel and divided into several companies, squadrons, or batteries.
(فوج کا مستقل حصہ جو کرنل کی کمان میں ہوتا ہے)
Torpedo: a self-propelled, cigar-shaped missile launched from a submarine for destroying a surface vessel.
(زیرِ آب جہازوں کو برباد کرنے والا اسلحہ)
Submarine: A boat or a warship, designed to stay and travel under the surface of the water for a long time, (آب دوز)
Squadron: An operational unit in an air force consisting of two or more flights of aircraft and the personnel required to fly them.
(ہوائی فوج کا دستہ)
(From lower to top order)
4. Lieutenant Colonel
7. Major General
8. Lieutenant General
10. Field Marshal (Honorary)
(Note: This is general pattern of ranking. Every nation has however its own ranking system with variations. Field Marshal is not a permanent rank. It is conferred owing to exceptional performance. He does not draw a pension. He is paid the full salary till he dies. He is given an office in Army General Headquarters and wears full uniform on formal occasions. ) n