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graphic control measure

Definition/Scope: (ADRP 6-0) A symbol used on maps and displays to regulate forces and warfighting functions. NOTE: FM 3-0 has been superceded by ADP 3-0. OLDE VERSION (FM 3-0) A symbol used on maps and displays to regulate forces and warfighting functions. Graphic control measures are always prescriptive. They include symbols for boundaries, fire support coordination measures, some airspace control measures, air defense areas, and minefields. Commanders establish them to regulate maneuver, movement, airspace use, fires, and other aspects of operations. In general, all graphic control measures should relate to easily identifiable natural or man-made terrain features.



Use:

graphical control measure


Broader Terms:

control measure
regulate forces

Narrower Terms:

assault positions
boundaries
coordinated fire line
decision support matrices
decision support templates
fire support coordination measures
Forward Area Air Defense Engagement Zone
High Density Airspace Control Zone
High-altitude Missile Engagement Zone
High-Density Airspace Control Zone
Low-Altitude Missile Engagement Zone
maneuver
no-fire lines
obstacle zones
overlays
time-phased lines
Weapons Free Zone

Related Terms:

delay line


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