Soldiers, military operations crew members provide collective defence measures to protect their country`s territory and other interests. They are employed by the Army.
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- Train and exercise using various military equipment and tactics.
- Take part in military operations, e.g. capture or destroy enemy ground forces and repel enemy attacks.
- Monitor, operate, service and repair military equipment.
- Set up camouflage and other protective barriers, and dig trenches and bunkers for protection against attacks.
- Drive vehicles to transport troops, weapons and supplies.
- Parachute from troop transport aeroplanes while carrying weapons and supplies.
- Operate communications and signal equipment.
- Stand watch and guard military establishments and other buildings.
- Patrol areas of possible military activity and carry out scouting missions to spot enemy movements and locations.
- Report to the commanders about performed operations and cases where the rules of military code were broken.
- Engage in peacekeeping operations and enforce ceasefire agreements.
- Provide aid in emergency situations, such as civil disorder, natural disasters and major accidents.
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