Air Assault Operation Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

air assault operation

Term Source: JP 3-18 (Joint Forcible Entry Operations) ?

1.) An operation in which assault forces, using the mobility of rotary-wing assets and the total integration of available firepower, maneuver under the control of a ground or air maneuver commander to engage enemy forces or to seize and hold key terrain.

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Term Classification: operations

Source:

Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-18: Joint Forcible Entry Operations, updated November 2012 View source document

This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015


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