Military base

facility directly owned and operated by or for the military

A military base is where a country keeps its armed forces.[1] It could be an air base, an army base, or a navy base. It could be inside its home country, in a different, friendly country, or in a country being invaded or occupied.


The name used generally refers to the type of military that uses the base.

A military base may go different names, such as the following:


  1. Thackrah, J. R. (April 3, 2018). "Military base definition". Collins English Dictionary. Retrieved April 3, 2018.