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In naval warfare, an area of water containing mines emplaced with or without a pattern.

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territorial airspace

Airspace above land territory and internal, archipelagic, and territorial waters.

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task unit

A component of a naval task group organized by the commander of a task group or higher authority.

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The assigned airborne qualified individual who controls paratroops from the time they enter the aircraft until they exit.

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operational area

An overarching term encompassing more descriptive terms (such as area of responsibility and joint operations area) for geographic areas in which military operations are conducted.

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