Key Terrain Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
1.) Any locality, or area, the seizure or retention of which affords a marked advantage to either combatant.
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: intelligence
Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
Term sourced from JP 2-01.3: Joint Intelligence Preparation of the Operational Environment, updated May 2014
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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