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armoured: covered by strong material for protection
base: a place where a group keeps their belongings or starts its operations
civilian: a person who is not a member of an army, navy, air force, police or firefighting force
combat: to fight against commemorate: to remember an important event or person by using a special action, ceremony, or specially created object
communication: a message
communications: the ways information can be shared
conflict: fighting between two countries or groups of people
enemy: a person or group opposed to what you think and do
evacuated: moved to a safer place
explosives: are devices that are designed to detonate
marine: about or relating to the ocean
patrol: to guard or keep watch
personnel: the people who work for an organisation
satellite: an object which has been sent into space to be part of a communications system
signal: a gesture, sound or action that gives a particular message to the person who sees or hears it
store person: a person employed to manage the ordering and storing of goods
supplies: food, equipment and essential items people need
surveyor: gives very careful inspection to the whole of something
technician: a job where the person does skilled, practical work
vehicle: a machine with an engine, used to carry people from place to place
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