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Welcome to the National militaries task force. If you have any questions about articles or are generally seeking advice, you're encouraged to ask at the main military history talk page, or you can directly approach one of the task force participants below.

The coordinators of the Military history WikiProject can be contacted here.

Scope

This task force includes the core articles which cover currently operational national armed forces (e.g. the United States Armed Forces) and their individual service branches (e.g. the Russian Navy). Countries and branches no longer in existence are not currently included.

Any article related to this task force should be marked by adding National-task-force=yes to the {{WPMILHIST}} project banner at the top of its talk page (see the project banner instructions for more details on the exact syntax). This will automatically place it into Category:National militaries task force articles.

Participants

If you approach anyone from this list for advice or help, please check their contributions first to check if they've edited recently. This list may contain people who have not edited Wikipedia in a long time.

  1. Buckshot06 (talk · contribs) (sub-Saharan Africa, former Soviet Union, Indonesia)
  2. Cdtuba (talk · contribs)
  3. DPdH (talk · contribs) (focus on Latin America and Australasia)
  4. Kintrix (talk · contribs) (US Army Order of Battle and unit pages, though I will help with other US services)
  5. Narson (talk · contribs)
  6. Smsarmad (talk · contribs) (Pakistan Armed Forces)
  7. Sudhanshu Nimbalkar (talk · contribs) (Indian Armed Forces)
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Article statistics

The table to the right shows the current article assessment statistics for this task force.

A list of the top 500 most popular articles within our scope, as well as the number of page views each article received over the past month, can be found here.

With most of our articles assessed as Stub- or Start-Class, there's a lot of work to be done. However, we also have a number of good, A-Class, and featured articles, which have been assessed as amongst the best Wikipedia has to offer. These article serve as a yardstick for what can be achieved and should be aimed for, and can provide ideas about how to write an article and what sources to consult; they are listed below:

Featured articles
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National militaries task force assessment statistics

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...to referencing and citation (1,358) • ...to coverage and accuracy (960) • ...to structure (237) • ...to grammar (128) • ...to supporting materials (346)
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Finnish 19th DivisionFinnish 11th DivisionFinnish VII CorpsFinnish VI CorpsFinnish IV CorpsFinnish Cavalry Brigade1st Jaeger Brigade2nd Jaeger BrigadeFinnish 1st Division168th Rifle Division71st Rifle DivisionLifeguard Horse Grenadier Regiment4th Mariupol Hussar Regiment6th Guards Mechanized Brigade
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Citizen Force (South Africa)Zimbabwe Defence ForcesMilitary of NigeriaKorean People's ArmyNavy Aviation Command1st Security Force Assistance Brigade12th Territorial Defence Brigade (Poland)7th Infantry Division (Bangladesh)Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade
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Citizen Force (South Africa)
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Air Force of Serbia and MontenegroAir Force of ZimbabweCoast Guard Command (Turkey)Gendarmerie General CommandIndonesian National Armed ForcesIrish ArmyNational Guard of the United StatesNew Zealand ArmyTurkish Armed ForcesZimbabwe National Army
Translation needed 
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Resources

  • CIA World Factbook - Very useful for filling in the national military infobox
  • Scramble.nl Dutch Aviation Society website - Detailed orders of battle of modern air forces
  • Stockholm International Peace Research Institute website - Summaries of the SIPRI Yearbook and databases of conflicts, military spending and arms production
  • United Nations peacekeeping home page - Information on current and past UN peace keeping missions
  • United States military Defense Visual Information Center - Photos of the US military and foreign militaries. All photos are in the public domain and can be used freely on Wikipedia.
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