a military exercise in which mock warfare is staged between two forces.
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How to use field exercise in a sentence
I consider him able to drill a squad, company, or battalion according to the field exercise, and fully impart instruction therein.The Mapleson Memoirs, vol I | James H. Mapleson
In the field exercise and drill of troops, one body is said to cover another exactly in rear of it.The Sailor's Word-Book | William Henry Smyth
He lets us go to his reviews in field exercise instead of marching order.Punch - Volume 25 (Jul-Dec 1853) | Various
He is out in the country, watching artillery at field exercise.A Son of the Immortals | Louis Tracy