tripwire

Russian translation: сдерживающая сила

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English term or phrase:tripwire
Russian translation:сдерживающая сила
Entered by: Yelena.

01:24 Aug 31, 2001
English to Russian translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: tripwire
... the UN peacekeeping force may be said to have served as a tripwire, which would have brought in a larger force if the border had been crossed.
Victor B.
сдерживающая сила
Explanation:
или силы сдерживания

В ООН есть такой термин как "trip-wire force", что означает "a military force, too small in itself to resist successfully, but nonetheless deployed against a potential enemy, e.g. stationed along what, in the case of war would become a military front line, or in a contested area to dissuade enemy from attacking with the knowledge that such attack would trigger a massive counter-attack and/or the intervention of a major poweк ...

По смыслу это силы сдерживания.

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сдерживающая сила


Explanation:
или силы сдерживания

В ООН есть такой термин как "trip-wire force", что означает "a military force, too small in itself to resist successfully, but nonetheless deployed against a potential enemy, e.g. stationed along what, in the case of war would become a military front line, or in a contested area to dissuade enemy from attacking with the knowledge that such attack would trigger a massive counter-attack and/or the intervention of a major poweк ...

По смыслу это силы сдерживания.




    Reference: http://www.un.org/Depts/dpko/glossary/t.htm
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