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  1. Opposing force

    An opposing force (alternatively enemy force, abbreviated OPFOR) is a military unit tasked with representing an enemy, usually for training purposes in war game scenarios. The related concept of aggressor squadron is used by some air forces. The United States maintains the Fort Irwin National Training Center with the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment serving in the OPFOR role. Fort Polk's Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC)is another major training site typically reserved for light infantry units, and the OPFOR are the 1st of the 509th Airborne Infantry Battalion. The Army's Joint Maneuver Readiness Center (JMRC, at Hohenfels, Bavaria, Germany) has the 1st of the 4th Infantry Battalion as their OPFOR. Other major units include the First United States Army which consists of 16 training brigades that often also serve as OPFOR. At a basic level, a unit might serve as an opposing force for a single scenario, differing from its 'opponents' only in the objectives it is given. However, major armies commonly maintain specialized groups trained to accurately replicate real-life enemies, to provide a more realistic experience for their training opponents. (To avoid the diplomatic ramifications of naming a real nation as a likely enemy, training scenarios often use fictionalized versions with different names but similar military characteristics to the expected real-world foes.)

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of opposing force in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of opposing force in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of opposing force in a Sentence

  1. Ryan Watkins:

    The force of bitcoin's prime marketing event is colliding with the opposing force of an incredibly uncertain macroeconomic environment that continues to be an overhang on every asset class.

  2. Prime Minister al-Abadi:

    They were not outnumbered. In fact, they vastly outnumbered the opposing force, and yet they failed to fight.

  3. Secretary Ash Carter:

    What apparently happened was that the Iraqi forces just showed no will to fight, they were not outnumbered. In fact, they vastly outnumbered the opposing force, and yet they failed to fight.

  4. Defense Secretary Ash Carter:

    What apparently happened was that the Iraqi forces just showed no will to fight, they were not outnumbered. In fact, they vastly outnumbered the opposing force, and yet they failed to fight, they withdrew from the site, and that says to me, and I think to most of us, that we have an issue with the will of the Iraqis to fight ISIL and defend themselves.


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