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landing areas (amphibious)

Definition/Scope: (DOD) The part of the objective area within which are conducted the landing operations of an amphibious force. It includes the beach, the approaches to the beach, the transport areas, the fire support areas, the air occupied by close supporting aircraft, and the land included in the advance inland to the initial objective.



Broader Terms:

landing

Narrower Terms:

Drop Zone
landing strip

Related Terms:

amphibious aircraft
landing sites


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