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airborne operations

Definition/Scope: Operations involving the air movement into an objective area (or drop zone) of combat forces and their logistic support by air for the execution of a tactical or strategic mission.

Broader Terms:

military operation

Narrower Terms:

75th Ranger Regiment

Related Terms:

air assault
air transportable units
airborne troops
airlift control element
extraction zones
military transport aircraft

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