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area of influence

Definition/Scope: (joint) A geographical area wherein a commander is directly capable of influencing operations by maneuver or fire support systems normally under the commander's command or control. (JP 1-02) (DOD, NATO) A geographical area wherein a commander is directly capable of influencing operations by maneuver or fire support systems normally under the commander’s command or control. Source: JP 3-16



Broader Terms:

AO
Command and Control

Related Terms:

decisive operation
influence
shaping operation


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