Airborne Assault Definition -

airborne assault

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

1.) The use of airborne forces to parachute into an objective area to attack and eliminate armed resistance and secure designated objectives.

In the United States, military vocabulary is standardized by the Department of Defence. These terms are used by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.

Term Classification: operations


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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