Area Of Operations Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

area of operations

Term Source: JP 3-0 (Joint Operations) ?

1.) An operational area defined by the joint force commander for land and maritime forces that should be large enough to accomplish their missions and protect their forces.

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

Source:

Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-0: Joint Operations, updated August 2011 View source document

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


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