military science


Definition of military science

: the principles of military conflict

Examples of military science in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The club’s 19,000-volume library holds books on military science, foreign policy, defense and espionage. John Kelly, Washington Post, "Things are shipshape at the Army and Navy Club on Farragut Square in D.C.," 18 Nov. 2020 The robot is based on a creation from the Japanese military science fiction television show Mobile Suit Gundam, which features the Gundam robots, according to Newsweek. Joelle Goldstein,, "Japanese Company Reveals Life-Sized Gundam Anime Robot — Standing 59 Feet Tall!," 23 Sep. 2020 But assigning a promising minority infantry or artillery officer to teach military science and mentor students can delay or derail the officer's career, said Anselm Beach, the deputy assistant secretary of the Army for equity and inclusion. USA Today, "Where are the Black officers? US Army shows diversity in its ranks but few promotions to the top," 1 Sep. 2020 The king was a keen apprentice of military science from a young age. Sara Georgini, Smithsonian Magazine, "These Newly Digitized Military Maps Explore the World of George III," 26 Feb. 2020 Collins graduated from West Point in 1952 with a Bachelor of Science in military science. Fox News, "Apollo 11's Michael Collins reflects on historic Moon landing: 'We were just regular astronauts'," 3 July 2019 The event brings to life the military science-fiction video game franchise that started in 2001. Hal Boedeker,, "Halo: Outpost Discovery fan event launches in Orlando," 1 July 2019 The keynote speaker at the noon special tribute ceremony will be Army Major Tim Jenkins, assistant professor of military science at John Carroll University. Jeff Piorkowski/special To,, "A curling gold medal for Shaker team; University Hts. parade happenings; more: Press Run," 11 May 2018 Old Man’s War and its sequels are his take on military science fiction, while last year’s Collapsing Empire was a new foray into space opera. Andrew Liptak, The Verge, "John Scalzi’s Head On is a murder mystery set in a robot fighting league," 17 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of military science

circa 1830, in the meaning defined above

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“Military science.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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