Carrier Control Zone Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
carrier control zone
1.) The airspace within a circular limit defined by 5 miles horizontal radius from the carrier, extending upward from the surface to and including 2,500 feet unless otherwise designated for special operations, and is under the cognizance of the air officer during visual meteorological conditions.
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Term Classification: operations
Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
Term sourced from JP 3-52: Joint Airspace Control, updated November 2014 View source document
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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