Minefield Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
1.) In land warfare, an area of ground containing mines emplaced with or without a pattern.
2.) In naval warfare, an area of water containing mines emplaced with or without a pattern.
- related defensive minefield
- related minefield report
- related nuisance minefield
- related tactical minefield
- related minefield record
- related phony minefield
- related protective minefield
- see also mine
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 3-15: Barriers, Obstacles, and Mine Warfare for Joint Operations, updated June 2011 View source document
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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