advance force

advance force

A temporary organization within the amphibious task force which precedes the main body to the objective area. Its function is to participate in preparing the objective for the main assault by conducting such operations as reconnaissance, seizure of supporting positions, minesweeping, preliminary bombardment, underwater demolitions, and air support.
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last Sunday, security guard Shiela Mae Subrado of Advance Force Security and Investigation Service Inc.
Currently, the parties are waiting for transportation to Juba of SPLA-IO advance force of 1,370 in order for the first vice president designate, Riek Machar, who leads SPLM-IO, to return to the national capital and trigger formation of the TGoNU.
A military source said: "The West has an advance force which will make an assessment of the situation and identify where attacks should be made and highlight threats to our forces."
Troops were due to arrive at Sword and other legendary French beaches on D-Day, five hours after Ron''s advance force. Except he never arrived.
Hence an advance force from the Labour movement 'invaded' Wirral West a few days ago to fire the first salvos in what will be a series of 'attacks' between now and May 2015.
The UN wants an advance force of 3500 in place by September 2 and 15,000 soldiers to be deployed by November 4.
He has appealed to the EU to send more troops for the advance force to arrive next week.
Adding to the confusion, if not to the score, Japanese land-based torpedo planes and bombers struck an advance force of Australian and U.S.
In reaching the area and preparing to cross the Monongahela River, Braddock sent an advance force under Lt.
The Pathfinder Platoon is effectively 16 Air Assault Brigade's advance force. The newly-formed brigade has been earmarked for Iraq if an attack is ordered.
vessels in the western part of the Indian Ocean beginning early December, together with three other MSDF ships which have been dispatched to the area as an advance force for intelligence-gathering activities, the official said.

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