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re- +‎ hat


rehat (third-person singular simple present rehats, present participle rehatting, simple past and past participle rehatted)

  1. (military) To redeploy troops with different hats, uniforms, etc.
    • 2006, William J Durch, Twenty-first-century peace operations
      The 6000-strong force was to have six infantry battalions, four being rehatted ECOMOG units already serving in Sierra Leone and two coming from Kenya []
    • 2007, Yearbook of the United Nations 2005
      Aho takes note of the deficiencies in the contingent-owned equipment of rehatted troops, and requests the Secretary-General to review options []