exfiltration
The removal of personnel or units from areas under enemy control by stealth, deception, surprise, or clandestine means. See also special operations; unconventional warfare.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • exfiltration — [ ɛksfiltrasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1983; angl. exfiltration, arg. milit. « fait de s esquiver hors d un lieu hostile » ♦ Action d exfiltrer (un agent secret). ● exfiltration nom féminin Action d exfiltrer un agent secret. exfiltration [ɛksfiltʀasjɔ̃] n. f …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Exfiltration — is military jargon for exiting an area (usually behind enemy lines or in enemy territory). Exfiltration is the opposite of infiltration. The removal of personnel or units from area under enemy control. The removal of personnel or units from areas …   Wikipedia

  • exfiltration — (eks.fil.TRAY.shun) n. 1. The surreptitious movement of personnel out of an enemy s territory. 2. The theft and/or smuggling of goods out of an enemy s territory. Example Citation: • The MH 53J s mission is to perform low level, long range,… …   New words

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