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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.


Area of Operations

Broader Terms:

Area Of Responsibility
tactical areas of responsibility

Related Terms:

Area of Operations
phase line
sector of fire

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