Contact Point Definition -

contact point

Term Source: JP 3-50 (Personnel Recovery) ?

1.) In air operations, the position at which a mission leader makes radio contact with an air control agency.

2.) In land warfare, a point on the terrain, easily identifiable, where two or more units are required to make contact.

3.) In personnel recovery, a location where isolated personnel can establish contact with recovery 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


Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-50: Personnel Recovery, updated December 2011 View source document

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

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