Line Of Departure Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
line of departure
1.) In amphibious operations, a suitably marked offshore coordinating line, which is located at the seaward end of a boat lane, to assist in the landing of landing craft and amphibious vehicles on designated beaches at the scheduled times.
2.) In land warfare, a line designated to coordinate the departure of attack elements.
- also called LOD
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
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