Open Ocean Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
1.) Ocean limit defined as greater than 12 nautical miles from shore, as compared with high seas that are over 200 nautical miles from shore.
- see also contiguous zone
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 3-32: Command and Control for Joint Maritime Operations, updated August 2013 View source document
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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