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urban area

Definition/Scope: a topographical complex where man-made construction or high population density is the dominant feature. Focusing on urban areas means concentrating on the physical aspects of the area and their effects on weapons, equipment, line-of-sight, and tactics, techniques, and procedures.



Used For:

Urban Operation

Broader Terms:

metropolitan
Observer/Controller/Trainers

Narrower Terms:

city
civil
public

Related Terms:

urban environment


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