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littoral

Definition/Scope: Those regions relating to or existing on a shore or coastal region, within direct control of and vulnerable to the striking power of naval expeditionary forces. (2) Seaward: Area from the shore to open ocean that must be controlled to support operations. (3) Landward: Area inland from shore that can be supported and defended directly from the sea.



Broader Terms:

AN/APS-137B(V)5 Radar
Coastal Battlefield Reconnaissance and Analysis
coastal regions
Ship Self Defense System

Related Terms:

P-8A Poseidon
Sea Air Land


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