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PURPLE FORCES [1 record]

Record 1 2019-09-12

English

Subject field(s)
  • Military Exercises
  • Combined Forces (Military)
DEF

In NATO exercises, forces used to oppose both blue and opposing forces.

OBS

This term is most usually applicable to submarines and aircraft.

OBS

purple forces: designation and definition standardized by NATO; designation officially approved by the Joint Terminology Panel and by the Defence Terminology Standardization Board.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Exercices militaires
  • Interarmées
DEF

Dans les exercices de l'OTAN, forces s'opposant à la fois aux forces bleues et aux forces d'opposition.

OBS

En général, ce terme s'applique aux sous-marins et aux aéronefs.

OBS

forces pourpres : désignation et définition normalisées par l'OTAN; désignation uniformisée par le Groupe d'experts en terminologie interarmées et par le Conseil de normalisation de terminologie de la défense.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Ejercicios militares
  • Fuerzas conjuntas (Militar)
DEF

Fuerzas que se emplean como oponentes de las azules y de las naranja en los ejercicios de la OTAN. Se aplica normalmente a los submarinos y aeronaves.

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