Air interdiction— air operations conducted to divert, disrupt, delay, or destroy the enemy’s military surface capabilities before it can be brought to bear effectively against friendly forces, or to otherwise achieve objectives that are conducted at such distances from friendly forces that detailed integration of each air mission with the fire and movement of friendly forces is not required.
More from this Section
- Privity of contract
Privity of contract refers to the legal relationship that exists between two contracting parties.
- Specified task
Specified task— in the context of joint operation planning, refers to a task that is specifically assigned to an organization by its higher headquarters.
- Medical engagement protocols
Medical engagement protocols refer to the directives, issued by competent military authority that delineate the circumstances and limitations under which ...
- Special reconnaissance
Special reconnaissance— reconnaissance and surveillance actions conducted as a special operation in hostile, denied, or diplomatically and/or politically ...
- Health service support
Health service support— All services performed, provided, or arranged to promote, improve, conserve, or restore the mental or physical well-being of personnel ...
- Amphibious breaching
Amphibious breaching refers to the conduct of a deliberate breaching operation specifically designed to overcome antilanding defenses in order to conduct an amphibious assault.
- Amphibious squadron
Amphibious squadron refers to a tactical and administrative organization which is composed of amphibious warfare ships used to transport troops and their equipment ...