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terrain

Definition/Scope: Ground in its physical or topographical aspects. METT-T. (Includes weather) Analysis of vegetation, soil type, hydrology, climatic conditions, and light data to determine the impact the environment can have on current and future operations for both enemy and friendly operations.



Broader Terms:

Commander's Critical Information Requirements
operating environments
topography

Narrower Terms:

avenue of approach
key terrain
OAKOC
rough terrain
tundra

Related Terms:

crests
landform
METT-T
Mission enemy terrain troops time available and civil considerations
terrain analysis
weather


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