Landing Area Definition -

landing area

Term Source: JP 3-02 (Amphibious Operations) ?

1.) That part of the operational area within which are conducted the landing operations of an amphibious force.

2.) Any specially prepared or selected surface of land, water, or deck designated or used for takeoff and landing of aircraft.

3.) In airborne operations, the general area used for landing troops and materiel either by airdrop or air landing.

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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 3-02: Amphibious Operations, updated July 2014 View source document

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

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