air assault operation

air assault operation

An operation in which assault forces (combat, combat support, and combat service support), using the mobilityof rotary-wing assets and the total integration of available firepower, maneuver under the control of a ground or air maneuver commander to engage enemy forces or to seize and hold key terrain.
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These items can be extremely difficult to recover from the battlefield, especially during a fast-paced air assault operation involving numerous units.
During the early integration of CRTs and maneuver battalions, CRT personnel were transported to the target area via helicopter as part of an air assault operation exercise.
The 2-508 PIR incorporated the Harris systems into key training events to include an air assault operation, a three-day mounted and dismounted platoon external evaluation, and most recently the Joint Readiness Training Center rotation 09-05 at Fort Polk, La.
The bugle sounded, heads were bowed and then the Sgt Major barked: "Back to you duties." And 9 Company went back on patrol.MUCH irritation among our rivals, BBC and Sky, as we pitch up in Helmand just as the biggest British air assault operation in Afghanistan for years got under way.
The commander of the battalion, LTC Rick Rhyne, a Special Forces officer with experience in accomplishing missions with outside-the-box thinking, displayed his confidence in a group of support Soldiers during a recent air assault operation Sept.
Knowles, the assistant division commander, ordered Moore to conduct an air assault operation near the heart of a suspected enemy base camp on the Chu Pong Massif above the Ia Drang Valley.
However, these units cannot achieve the same level of surprise and initiative as an air assault operation. Air assault units rapidly move and redeploy Soldiers and equipment to affect the changing, fluid modern battlefield.
This mission is accomplished by a treatment team from either the BAS or the FSMC, depending on the size and complexity of the air assault operation.
The early entry operations continued with the UA supported by UE aviation lift assets conducting an air assault operation to attack and secure a target in an urban environment.
On 13 April 1984, after intelligence reports indicated that Pakistan planned to move a military force onto the glacier, the Indian Army responded with Operation Meghdoot, an air assault operation that deployed two infantry battalions, inexperienced in mountain warfare, onto the key passes of Bilafond La, Sia La, and Gyong La (Eric S.
In contrast to the common air assault operation, we executed the operation with as many assets as we could resource.
The first air assault operation conducted by 1-15 IN occurred on June 5, 2007, nearly three months into the deployment.