Maneuver Definition -


Term Source: JP 3-0 (Joint Operations) ?

1.) A tactical exercise carried out at sea, in the air, on the ground, or on a map in imitation of war.

2.) Employment of forces in the operational area through movement in combination with fires to achieve a position of advantage in respect to the enemy.

3.) A movement to place ships, aircraft, or land forces in a position of advantage over the enemy.

4.) The operation of a ship, aircraft, or vehicle, to cause it to perform desired movements.

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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 3-0: Joint Operations, updated August 2011 View source document

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

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