air assault

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air assault

The movement of friendly assault forces (combat, combat support, and combat service support) by rotary-wing aircraft to engage and destroy enemy forces or to seize and hold key terrain. See also assault.
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Behroz thus conceived four squadrons of the first airborne cavalry of the world, which went into action when his father waged a war against the neighbouring Khwarzem Shah.

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