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Urban Operation

Definition/Scope: NOTE: FM 3-0 has been superceded by ADP 3-0. (FM 3-0) Operations focused on an urban environment (man-made construction and high population density). UO are operations planned and conducted across the full spectrum of operations—offensive, defensive, and stability or civil support—within a topographical complex and its adjecent natural terrain, where manmade construction or the density of noncombatants are the dominant features.


cache search operation
Military Operations in Urban Terrain
urban area

Used For:

Military Operations on Urban Terrain



Broader Terms:

Irregular Warfare
lethal action
military operation
RQ-14 Dragon Eye

Narrower Terms:

Bradley Fighting Vehicle
Bradley M-6 Linebacker
Bradley Stinger Fighting Vehicle
Bradley Stinger Fighting Vehicle - Enhanced
civilian casualty
hybrid warfare
joint urban operations
M6 Linebacker
M7 Bradley Fire Support Vehicle
urban environment
Warhammer Bradley

Related Terms:

access control
Civil support operation
close combat
human exploitation team
M136 AT4
M141 Bunker Defeat Munition
M47 Dragon
M72 Improved Light Antiarmor Weapon
M72 Light Antitank Weapon
mechanized infantry
Military Operations in Urban Terrain
Shoulder-launched Multipurpose Assault Weapon - Disposable
Toxic industrial material
USECT operational framework

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