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Definition/Scope: An ordered arrangement of troops and/or vehicles for a specific purpose. (2) An ordered arrangement of two or more units, aircraft, or ships proceeding together under a commander.

Used For:

movement formation
unit formation

Broader Terms:


Narrower Terms:

box formation
column formation
diamond formation
enemy formations
line formation
main body
vee formation
wedge formation

Related Terms:

fire and movement
movement techniques

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