Beach Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
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.
- related beachhead
- related beach party
- related numbered beach
- related landing beach
- related colored beach
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 3-02: Amphibious Operations, updated July 2014 View source document
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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