Beach Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

beach

Term Source: JP 3-02 (Amphibious Operations) ?

1.) The area extending from the shoreline inland to a marked change in physiographic form or material, or to the line of permanent vegetation (coastline).

2.) In amphibious operations, that portion of the shoreline designated for landing of a tactical organization.

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 3-02: Amphibious Operations, updated July 2014 View source document

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


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