The
Definition Of

Air terminal

Air terminal refers to a facility on an airfield that functions as an air transportation hub and accommodates the loading and unloading of airlift aircraft and the intransit processing of traffic.

Category: Defense Terms
Share it:  Cite

More from this Section

  • Public key infrastructure
    Public key infrastructure is an enterprise-wide service that supports digital signatures and other public key-based security mechanisms for Department of ...
  • Advanced force operations
    Advanced force operations is a U.S Department Of Defense concept which are conducted to refine the location of specific, identified targets and further develop...
  • Limiting factor
    Limiting factor is a factor or condition that, either temporarily or permanently, impedes mission accomplishment.
  • Roll-on/roll-off discharge facility
    Roll-on/roll-off discharge facility— A platform made up of causeway sections that provide a means of embarking and disembarking vehicles from a roll-on ...
  • Disaster assistance response team
    Disaster assistance response team refers to a team of specialists, trained in a variety of disaster relief skills that is rapidly deployed to assist US embassies ...
  • Forcible entry
    Forcible entry— Seizing and holding of a military lodgment in the face of armed opposition.
  • Prevention
    Prevention— in space usage, measures to preclude an adversary’s hostile use of United States or third-party space systems and services.