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airspace coordination area

A three-dimensional block of airspace in a target area, established by the appropriate ground commander, in which friendly aircraft are reasonably safe from friendly surface fires. The airspace coordination area may be formal or informal.

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collection planning

A continuous process that coordinates and integrates the efforts of all collection units and agencies.

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joint table of distribution

A manpower document that identifies the positions and enumerates the spaces that have been approved for each organizational element of a joint activity for a specific fiscal year (authorization year), and those accepted for the four subsequent fiscal years (program years).

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physical characteristics

Those military characteristics of equipment that are primarily physical in nature.

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fire support area

An appropriate maneuver area assigned to fire support ships by the naval force commander from which they can deliver gunfire support to an amphibious operation.

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