Turning Movement Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

turning movement

Term Source: JP 3-06 (Joint Urban Operations) ?

1.) A variation of the envelopment in which the attacking force passes around or over the enemy's principal defensive positions to secure objectives deep in the enemy's rear to force the enemy to abandon his position or divert major forces to meet the threat.

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Term Classification: operations

Source:

Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-06: Joint Urban Operations, updated November 2013 View source document

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


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