hasty attack


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hasty attack

In land operations, an attack in which preparation time is traded for speed in order to exploit an opportunity. See also deliberate attack.
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members and people around the globe to a hasty attack on Baghdad, with its ambassador saying in a speech delivered Tuesday at the UNSC that ''time is limited'' for Iraq to come clean about alleged possession of weapons of mass destruction.
These positions were compromised while the company was executing its movement, and the ground maneuver commander issued the codeword to initiate the hasty attack.
Due to the initiation of the hasty attack, the platoon was forced to approach the OBJ from the southeast rather than the southwest.