theatre of operations


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Noun1.theatre of operations - 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"
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"
theater of war, theatre of war - the entire land, sea, and air area that may become or is directly involved in war operations
region - a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth; "penguins inhabit the polar regions"
combat area, combat zone - a military area where combat forces operate
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In this framework, the projection of the joint multinational force in the theatre of operations strategically determines the informational superiority, NATO's network centric warfare, efficient engagement, joint manoeuvre, stronger civil-military cooperation and integrated logistics [10].
The General Campaign Star is awarded to CF personnel and members of allied forces working with the CF, who deploy into a defined theatre of operations to take part in operations in the presence of an armed enemy.
It was the biggest storm troops had seen since they began to arrive in the theatre of operations in January.

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