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heavy brigade

A group of heavily armed soldiers. The US is reportedly sending in a heavy brigade to quell unrest in the region.
See also: brigade, heavy

the ˈheavy mob/brigade

(British English, informal) a group of strong, often violent people employed to do something such as protect somebody: I had to laugh when he turned up at the meeting with his heavy mob, as if he was a mafia boss or something.
See also: brigade, heavy, mob
References in classic literature ?
See how that youngster spreads his men (the light brigade) carefully over the ground, half-way between their own goal and the body of their own players-up (the heavy brigade).
One such task is, for instance, that Hungary agreed to offer NATO a medium brigade by 2023 and a heavy brigade by 2028.
At Waterloo, the 16th Light Dragoons charged the French cavalry to cover the withdrawal of the Heavy Brigade, which had penetrated too far from the British lines.
Boro send the heavy brigade forward whenever they win corners or free kicks.
"I saw Lord Cardigan leave the Heavy Brigade, ride through the right of our squadrons and heard him give orders to Lord George Paget that the Light Brigade should advance, and he ordered them to 'Trot Gallup.'.
Ms Monro, from Bath, said: "Like many people of his generation he didn't like to talk about the war and I realised then how little I knew about such an important part of my father's life." Maj Monro was a member of the 8th Heavy Brigade, Royal Artillery.
The Heavy Brigade that followed was victorious- like our forces, unlike the 'Light Brigade' that Ranawaka the Sinhala Buddhist chose to eulogize?
This confusion comes from a misunderstanding of gunnery training standards as defined in Field Manual 3-20.21, Heavy Brigade Combat Team Gunnery, (1) and Training Circular 3-20.31, Training and Qualification, Crew.
The addition of a rotationally deployed heavy brigade is roughly a 50 percent increase in the number of combat soldiers in Europe.
We have discovered that FM 3-20.21, Heavy Brigade Combat Team Gunnery, can make getting your Bradley ready for action much simpler.
The final LFX was designed to show a heavy brigade of the German Army 2011, reinforced by elements of the Joint Support Service and the Joint Medical Service, in a high-intensity conflict.
Written by William Howard Russell, first and maybe greatest of all war correspondents, telling the Times how the advance of Russian cavalry was halted by the 93rd Highland Heavy Brigade.
In 2007, he served a one-year tour in South Korea as the S2 for 4th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division.
The crews of vehicles capable of carrying a major weapons system should be qualified on table six (unstabilized platform gunnery) using the heavy brigade combat team gunnery manual as a guide.
The 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division is a Heavy Brigade Combat Team that is organized with a standard MTOE[modification table of organization and equipment] complement of personnel and equipment.