Definition of Mechanized cavalry

1. Noun. An armored unit of a modern army equipped with motor vehicles.

Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Generic synonyms: Cavalry



Definition of Mechanized cavalry

1. Noun. The branch of the modern military that is transported by light fast vehicles (including jeeps and helicopters). These units now serve the function historically provided by the horse cavalry. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Mechanized cavalry

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1. Armor-Cavalry Regiments: Army National Guard Lineage edited by Jeffrey Lynn Pope, Leonid E. Kondratiuk (1999)
"Reorganized and Federally recognized 10 November 1947 as the 107th Mechanized Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron with Headquarters at Cleveland. ..."

2. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"There are also an Airborne Brigade and Independent brigades of Infantry, mechanized Cavalry and Artillery in the Peninsula. The Spanish Army in North Africa ..."

3. Guide to U.S. Army Museums by R. Cody Phillips (1997)
"This mechanized cavalry unit, formed in 1932, represented the Army's first step toward the creation of an armored fighting force. ..."

4. The "sixth Division": Military-paramilitary Ties and U.S. Policy in Colombia by Human Rights Watch (Organization), Joanne Mariner, Malcolm Smart (2001)
"... and that the jurisdiction corresponded to the [Colombian Army] battalion in Ipiales [the General Jose Maria Cabal mechanized cavalry Battalion No. ..."

5. Policing the New World Disorder: Peace Operations and Public Security by Robert B. Oakley, Michael J. Dziedzic, Eliot M. Goldberg (1998)
"These were US Army units—organized like mechanized cavalry—that received additional training in military government and police duties. ..."

6. Aviation in the U.S. Army, 1919-1939 by Maurer Maurer (1987)
"... 33d Division Aviation, thought observation of mechanized cavalry one of the most interesting parts of the exercise. Airborne before daylight, pilots and ..."

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