Vertical Envelopment Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
1.) A tactical maneuver in which troops that are air-dropped, air-landed, or inserted via air assault, attack the rear and flanks of a force, in effect cutting off or encircling the force.
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Term Classification: operations
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