area of operations
An operational area defined by the joint force commander for land and naval forces. Areas of operation do not typically encompass the entire operational area of the joint force commander, but should be large enough for component commanders to accomplish their missions and protect their forces. Also called AO. See also area of responsibility; joint operations area; joint special operations area.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • area of operations — operacijų rajonas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Kovos veiksmų teritorijos dalis, reikalinga karinėms operacijoms ir joms administruoti. atitikmenys: angl. area of operations pranc. zone d’opérations …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • area of operations — priešgaisrinių gelbėjimo pajėgų operacijų rajonas statusas Aprobuotas sritis gaisrų gesinimas apibrėžtis Administracinio vieneto teritorija ar šios teritorijos zona (zonos), kurioje (kuriose) priešgaisrinės gelbėjimo pajėgos planuoja ir atlieka… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Area of operation — An area of operations (AO) is an operational area defined by the force commander for land, air and naval forces conduct of combat and non combat activities. Areas of operation do not typically encompass the entire operational area of the force… …   Wikipedia

  • area of northern operations — a line along which the average temperature of the warmest 4 month period of the year does not exceed 50 degrees Fahrenheit. Mountain regions located outside of this area are included in this category of operations provided these same temperature… …   Military dictionary

  • area of interest — That area of concern to the commander, including the area of influence, areas adjacent thereto, and extending into enemy territory to the objectives of current or planned operations. This area also includes areas occupied by enemy forces who… …   Military dictionary

  • area of limitation — A defined area where specific limitations apply to the strength and fortifications of disputing or belligerent forces. Normally, upper limits are established for the number and type of formations, tanks, antiaircraft weapons, artillery, and other …   Military dictionary

  • area of influence — A geographical area wherein a commander is directly capable of influencing operations by maneuver or fire support systems normally under the commander …   Military dictionary

  • area of influence — noun 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 …   Wiktionary

  • area of responsibility — The geographical area associated with a combatant command within which a combatant commander has authority to plan and conduct operations. Also called AOR. See also combatant command …   Military dictionary

  • area of separation — See buffer zone. Also called AOS. See also peace operations …   Military dictionary

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