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air interdiction

Air operations conducted to destroy, neutralize, or delay the enemy's military potential before it can be brought to bear effectively against friendly forces at such distance from friendly forces that detailed integration of each air mission with the fire and movement of friendly forces is not required.
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With regard to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) allegation that coalition forces bombed Al-Bayda prison in Al-Bayda governorate on 11/10/2015, which resulted in killing 10 persons and injuring 15 others, and after having reviewed the records of the Coalition Forcesm, based on confirmed intelligence, the JAAT concluded that the coalition forces have carried out an aerial interdiction mission of a target used as a prison which was not used in fact as a prison, but rather for the storage of arms and ammunition as well as a positioning and re-grouping place for Houthi armed and ousted Saleh militias.
In 1944, during the World War II Italian Campaign and, during the Korean War between May and December 1951, the iconic Air Force General Hoyt Vandenberg had his forces initiate aerial interdiction operations known as Operation Strangle.
On August 29, Peru adopted a law that allows for the aerial interdiction of civil aircraft believed to be transporting drugs.
Nixon responded to the overt North Vietnamese invasion of South Vietnam by ordering Operation Linebacker I, an aerial interdiction campaign against North Vietnam.
Remind folks that for the last 50 years, ground forces have enjoyed the luxury of not having to worry about aerial interdiction from enemy air forces.
But he did commit to ask the US to extend aerial interdiction flights to Central America.
The aerial interdiction effort was discontinued altogether in 2001 when a small airplane belonging to the Association of Baptists for World Evangelism was shot down by mistake, killing an American missionary and her daughter.
Since aerial interdiction was recently restarted (it was suspended after the downing of a plane in Peru in 2001 killed two US missionaries), four planes have been shot down and three more captured (see NotiSur, 2001-05-18, 2001-11-09).
It will also support alternative development and assistance to internally displaced persons, maritime and aerial interdiction, the Colombian National Police's aerial eradication program with additional spray aircraft, and human rights and judicial reform in Colombia.
The aerial interdiction program has been suspended and the State Department has dispatched a team of investigators to Peru to determine what caused the mix-up.
He was an expert on Air War in Vietnam and while a complete list of his publications will not fit in this allowed space the file would include Air Power and the Fight for Khe Sanh; The Air War over South Vietnam 1968-1975; The War Against Trucks, and Aerial Interdiction in Southern Laos 1969-1972.
The Dominican Republic's highly successful aerial interdiction efforts since 2010 demonstrate that Dominican institutions have the capacity and will to stem the flow of drugs into the country.

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