(military) a mobile medical unit that accepts casualties from forward units, treating the lightly wounded and stabilizing the condition of the seriously wounded before evacuating them to a hospital
noun 1. (def 2). noun 1. (military) the largest formation of a land force, usually consisting of two or more corps with supporting arms and services
noun 1. artillery mobile enough to accompany troops in the field. noun 1. artillery capable of deployment in support of front-line troops, due mainly to its mobility
- Field battery
noun 1. a small unit of usually four field guns
noun 1. a small bed having an arched canopy on short posts.