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. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Area of responsibility — (AOR) is an acronym used to define an area with specific geographic boundaries for which a person or organisation bears a certain responsibility.In the US military, an AOR is a pre defined geographic region assigned to a Unified Combatant Command …   Wikipedia

  • Tactical Area of Responsibility — (TAOR) [ [http://www.awm.gov.au/glossary/result.asp?browse=t] Australian War Memorial Glossary of military abbreviations] is a prescribed area in a theatre of combat which has been assigned to a unit commander who is responsible for, and has the… …   Wikipedia

  • 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 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… …   Military dictionary

  • Area of Natural and Scientific Interest — An Area of Natural and Scientific Interest (or ANSI) is an official designation by the provincial Government of Ontario in Canada applied to contiguous geographical regions within the province that have geological or ecological features which are …   Wikipedia

  • area of intelligence responsibility — An area allocated to a commander in which the commander is responsible for the provision of intelligence within the means at the commander …   Military dictionary

  • Responsibility for the Holocaust — Historians differ as to where the responsibility for the Holocaust lies. Intentionalist historians such as Lucy Dawidowicz argue that Hitler planned the extermination of the Jewish people from as early as 1918, and that he personally oversaw its… …   Wikipedia

  • Area Control Center — [ thumb|300px|This temporary flight restriction map from the Federal Aviation Administration shows the boundaries of the regions controlled by the Area Control Centers within and adjoining the continental United States, as well as the FAA… …   Wikipedia

  • Area committee — Many large local government councils in the United Kingdom have a system of area committees, with responsibility for services in a particular part of the area covered by the council. In the county council areas of England, for example, there is… …   Wikipedia

  • Area (journal) — Infobox Journal title = Area The April 2007 cover of the Journal of Biogeography discipline = Geography website = http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/journal.asp?ref=0004 0894 publisher = Blackwell Publishing country = U.S. abbreviation = None… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”