area of influence


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area of influence

A geographical area wherein a commander is directly capable of influencing operations by maneuver or fire support systems normally under the commander's command or control.
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This lethal fighter aircraft will enhance Indian Navy's capability to exercise air superiority in its area of influence, he said.
LAST SUMMER'S devastating floods in Pakistan, which took more than 2,000 lives and left more than 20 million people homeless, were caused by a rogue weather system that had shifted several hundred kilometres from its usual area of influence, according to new research.
Dan Snow's Norman Walks (7.00pm) Dan Snow ventures toward the River Monnow in Wales to trace the steps of the Normans as they set out to expand their area of influence in Britain.
This system often proves inadequate when water outside the common inlet/outlet area of influence becomes stagnant, creating dead spots where bacteria are likely to multiply.
The Reykjavik-based company has a policy of expanding in the Baltic area and the former Soviet area of influence. Latcharter was established in Latvia in 1992 and whilst originally Soviet aircraft equipped it now operates a pair of Airbus A320.
(1) The Arts and Crafts was virtually the only British visual arts movement to have had notable authority overseas, and the show sets out to cover its vast area of influence, from Russia to the US, Scandinavia to Central Europe, and even Japan.
The saddest part of it all is that his area of influence has spread to respected figures like Kenny Dalglish, whose role in the Rooney affair was cast in a less than flattering light in the court case last week, too.
While most of the study will be completed around the area of influence of the El Inicio starter pit within the Sechol Property, it will also monitor the Cahabon and Polochic Rivers and the ecologically sensitive Lake Izabal located 43 km east of the Sechol Property.
You start with a global view of Earth that shows your own pitifully-small area of influence and start the long, slow fightback.
Schodt, who is currently translating the entire canon of Astro Boy comics into English, explains: "The biggest area of influence was not in character design or narrative construct; it was, instead, related to economics, Astro Boy was made on a shoestring budget compared to shows in the US at the time, and it was made in an extraordinarily short time frame, making it possible to have a weekly show on US TV.

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