Recovery Definition -


Term Source: JP 3-34 (Joint Engineer Operations) ?

1.) The retrieval of a mine from the location where emplaced.

2.) Actions taken to extricate damaged or disabled equipment for return to friendly control or repair at another location.

3.) In air (aviation) operations, that phase of a mission that involves the return of an aircraft to a land base or platform afloat.

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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 3-34: Joint Engineer Operations, updated June 2011 View source document

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

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