Ranger

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Ranger most often refers to:

Ranger or Rangers may also refer to:

Arts and entertainment

Publications

  • Ranger's Apprentice, a series of novels by John Flanagan
  • Ranger Rick, a children's nature magazine published by the United States National Wildlife Federation
  • Ranger (magazine), a former British comic magazine

Fictional entities

  • Rangers (comics), a Marvel Comics superhero team
  • Ranger (Middle-earth), a fictional group by the Dúnedain of the North and South in the third age
  • Ranger (Dungeons & Dragons), the character class as it appears specifically in the game of D&D
  • Ranger (Transformers)
  • Rangers, fictional warriors in the television special Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers
  • Rangers, in Poul Anderson's The Corridors of Time
  • Royal Wessex Rangers, a fictional military unit portrayed in Spearhead (TV series)
  • Power Rangers, an American franchise built around a live action children's television series

Other uses in culture

  • Rangers (band), a Czech pop folk and country band
  • Ranger: Simulation of Modern Patrolling Operations, a board game

Law enforcement/paramilitary

United States

Elsewhere

  • Canadian Rangers, a Canadian paramilitary force
  • Newfoundland Rangers, a former Canadian police force
  • Pakistan Rangers, a Pakistani paramilitary force; they are also known as Punjab Rangers
  • Sarawak Rangers, a former Malaysian paramilitary force

Military

Asia

Europe

  • Army Ranger Wing, the elite special operations forces of the Irish Defence Forces
  • 4th Alpini Parachutist Regiment, a ranger-type infantry regiment of the Italian Army specializing in mountain combat
  • Rangers Battalion (Macedonia), a special operations force in the Army of the Republic of North Macedonia
  • Special Operations Troops Centre, the counter-terrorist and unconventional warfare special forces division of the Portuguese Army, nicknamed Rangers
  • United Kingdom
    • Current
      • Ranger Regiment (United Kingdom), regular regiment formed 2021, no relation to previous "Rangers" of the Territorial Army
      • Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry, a squadron of the Royal Yeomanry
    • Former
      • Royal Irish Rangers, a regiment of the British Army until 1992. Soldiers with the rank of Private in the Royal Irish Regiment (since 1992) are given the designation of "Ranger"
      • The Rangers (British regiment), a volunteer unit of the British Army, originally formed in 1860
      • Connaught Rangers, a Regiment of the British Army, disbanded 1922
      • 88th Regiment of Foot (Connaught Rangers), line infantry regiment of the army formed in 1793 and disbanded in 1881
      • Adams' Rangers, a unit in the American Revolutionary War
      • Butler's Rangers, a unit in the American Revolutionary War
      • King's Rangers, a unit in the American Revolutionary War
      • Queen's Rangers, a unit in the American Revolutionary War
      • Rogers' Rangers, a unit in the French and Indian War
      • Burke's Rangers, irregular skirmisher infantry unit formed in 1747 for service in King George's War, disbanded in 1762
      • Danks' Rangers, irregular skirmisher infantry unit formed in 1756 for service in the French and Indian War, disbanded in 1762
      • Gorham's Rangers, irregular skirmisher infantry unit formed in 1744 for service in King George's War, disbanded in 1762

North America

  • Rogers' Rangers, an 18th-century predecessor to several modern Ranger companies
  • Canada
    • Current
    • Former
      • Pacific Coast Militia Rangers, irregular World War II volunteer force and a forerunner to the Canadian Rangers
      • The Prince of Wales Rangers (Peterborough Regiment)
      • The York Rangers, a Canadian Army reserve infantry regiment amalgamated into The Queen's York Rangers (1st American Regiment) (RCAC)
      • The Manitoba Rangers, a Canadian Army reserve infantry regiment converted to artillery, now known as the 26th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA
      • 23rd Alberta Rangers, a Canadian Army reserve cavalry regiment amalgamated into the 19th Alberta Dragoons (now part of the South Alberta Light Horse)
      • 127th Battalion (12th York Rangers), CEF, a World War I unit of the Canadian Expeditionary Force
      • 172nd Battalion (Rocky Mountain Rangers), CEF, a World War I unit of the Canadian Expeditionary Force
      • 176th Battalion (Niagara Rangers), CEF, a World War I unit of the Canadian Expeditionary Force
      • 199th Battalion Duchess of Connaught's Own Irish Rangers, CEF, a World War I unit of the Canadian Expeditionary Force
      • 220th Battalion (12th Regiment York Rangers), CEF, a World War I unit of the Canadian Expeditionary Force
      • The Rocky Mountain Rangers (1885), a Canadian irregular cavalry / mounted infantry unit that served in the North-West Rebellion of 1885
      • Caldwell's Western Rangers, a Canadian militia skirmisher infantry unit in the War of 1812
  • United States

Places

United States

Other places

Scouting

Sports

Association football

Gaelic football

Baseball

Ice hockey

Rugby

Other sports

Transportation

Air

Land

  • Ranger (automobile), a 1968-1976 General Motors (GM) car model
  • Cadillac Gage Ranger, an armored truck
  • Edsel Ranger, a 1958-1960 American sedan
  • Ford Ranger, an American pick-up truck
  • Hino Ranger, a Japanese cab-over truck
  • Ranger, a series of off-road vehicles by Polaris Industries
  • Rickman Ranger, a UK series of GRP kit-cars also produced in Russia by Autokam
  • Bush Ranger (car), an Australian four wheel drive buggy
  • A type of Rover ticket which allows unlimited travel in the UK for one day

Water

  • Ranger (ship), a list of ships
  • Ranger (yacht), a 1930s racing sailboat
  • Ranger Boats, for bass fishing
  • Ranger Yachts, an American sailboat manufacturer
  • Ranger-class tanker, a series of Royal Fleet Auxiliary ships
  • HMS Ranger, the name of several Royal Navy ships
  • USS Ranger, the name of several U.S. Navy ships
  • USC&GS Ranger, an American survey ship
  • Ocean Ranger, a semi-submersible mobile offshore drilling unit that sank in 1982

Other uses

  • Ranger (surname), a list of people
  • Black Rock Ranger, a volunteer mediator at the Burning Man festival
  • Ranger (file manager), a free text-based file manager for Unix-like systems
  • Ranger (ride), a type of inverted pendulum ride
  • Colorado Ranger, a horse breed
  • Royal Rangers, a Christian youth movement
  • As-Saaffat ("The Rangers"), 37th sura of the Qur'an
  • Ranger program, a series of American unmanned Lunar space missions

See also

  • All pages with titles beginning with Ranger
  • All pages with titles beginning with Rangers
  • All pages with titles containing Ranger
  • All pages with titles containing Rangers
  • Power Rangers (disambiguation)
  • Range (disambiguation)
  • Texas Rangers (disambiguation)
  • The Ranger (disambiguation)
Topics referred to by the same term
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