Delaying Operation Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

delaying operation

1.) An operation in which a force under pressure trades space for time by slowing down the enemy's momentum and inflicting maximum damage on the enemy without, in principle, becoming decisively engaged.

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Term Classification: operations

Source:

Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-04: Joint Shipboard Helicopter and Tiltrotor Aircraft Operations, updated December 2012 View source document

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


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