Distant Retirement Area Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
distant retirement area
1.) In amphibious operations, the sea area located to seaward of the landing area to which assault ships may retire and operate in the event of adverse weather or to prevent concentration of ships in the landing area.
- see also landing area
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Term Classification: operations
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