zone of action
Definition/Scope: (JP 1-02) A tactical subdivision of a larger area, the responsibility of which is assigned to a tactical unit; generally applied to offensive action. OLD VERSION Tactical subdivision of a larger area. The offensive operational area assigned to a unit or commander that is defined by a forward boundary, rear boundary, lateral boundaries, and a coordinating altitude.
Use:Area of Operations
Broader Terms:Area Of Responsibility
Related Terms:Area of Operations