combat area


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combat area

A restricted area (air, land, or sea) that is established to prevent or minimize mutual interference between friendly forces engaged in combat operations. See also combat zone.
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Noun1.combat area - a military area where combat forces operate
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
zone - an area or region distinguished from adjacent parts by a distinctive feature or characteristic
field of operations, theater of operations, theatre of operations, theatre, theater, field - a region in which active military operations are in progress; "the army was in the field awaiting action"; "he served in the Vietnam theater for three years"
war zone - a combat zone where military operations are coordinated (especially a designated area in international waters where the rights of neutrals are not respected by nations at war)
bridgehead, foothold - an area in hostile territory that has been captured and is held awaiting further troops and supplies; "an attempt to secure a bridgehead behind enemy lines"; "the only foothold left for British troops in Europe was Gibraltar"
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The Minister also noted that Moscow would make "humanitarian exceptions", meaning that those who want to exit the combat area and receive humanitarian aid can use the humanitarian corridors, as it was announced earlier by the Russian Ministry of Defense.
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IS elements in northern Syria and northern Iraq have moved out of the combat area and are regrouping, the official said.
He served in the Water Tank Transport Section in Kasur sector, near Halla, Pattoki area where transported water cans to the combat area.
A military vehicle drives past destroyed buildings in what was the main combat area in Marawi.
The soldiers recovered two high-powered weapons, ammunition and food which were abandoned at the combat area.
Essentially, anyone receiving blood or blood products in a combat area or a military medical treatment facility will receive blood collected and processed by us or our teammates at one of the Armed Services Blood Donor Centers in the states.
Awad Mohamed Ahmed Bin Awaf, has stressed that the border guard forces are up to par with any challenges faced and that they have never let down the armed forces or the Sudanese people in any combat area, adding that those forces were as expected quick in responding to any call for the defense of the homeland.
Place and Duration of Study: A Military battalion in Lahore from Jan-April 2015, one year after deployment in the combat area.
As a result of the airstrike, the running of the detachments of the Jaish al-Fatah terrorist organization in this area was totally disrupted, after which the fighters abandoned this combat area," the Defense Ministry said.
The terrorists have left the combat area after the strike.
He was a MEDEVAC Pilot-in-Command and Air Mission Commander whose duty it was to ensure the safe and effective operation of the MEDEVAC aircraft and coordinate close air support in a highly active (and dangerous) combat area along the northeastern section of the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan.

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