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Department of the Army

The executive part of the Department of the Army at the seat of government and all field headquarters, forces, Reserve Component, installations, activities, and functions under the control or supervision of the Secretary of the Army.

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In intelligence usage, an item of information which reflects the intention or capability of an adversary to adopt or reject a course of action.

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electronic masking

The controlled radiation of electromagnetic energy on friendly frequencies in a manner to protect the emissions of friendly communications and electronic systems against enemy electronic warfare support measures/signals intelligence without significantly degrading the operation of friendly systems.

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ascent phase

That portion of the flight of a ballistic missile or space vehicle that begins after powered flight and ends just prior to apogee.

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amphibious breaching

The conduct of a deliberate breaching operation specifically designed to overcome antilanding defenses in order to conduct an amphibious assault.

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