avenue of approach


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avenue of approach

An air or ground route of an attacking force of a given size leading to its objective or to key terrain in its path. Also called AA.
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A second avenue of approach for teaching critical thinking skills to police recruits is to incorporate it into the training on situational awareness many police officers already receive.
Similarly, the enemy in the defense could assess the friendly decisive operation to be moving against any avenue of approach and prepare accordingly.
During one JMRC rotation, the maneuver commander's intent was to block enemy forces along an avenue of approach and disrupt enemy forces along another avenue of approach.
23) Fox's 5th Platoon established an anti-armor ambush and destroyed a tank with a PIAT (Projector, Infantry, Anti-Tank), denying that avenue of approach to the enemy.
His chief avenue of approach to this lode was the rich vein of African American music, particularly jazz, which contributed many metaphors and coinages to Ellison's critical lexicon.
Romance' also provides an avenue of approach to the Turkish Embassy Letters, which adapt fictional patterns to the narrative challenges and opportunities posed by the exotic.
This avenue of approach, based on the goals the players have created for themselves, enables us to avoid the rough waters that can be created by less-than-enthusiastic practices or games.
Francois Crouzet examines the founders of the larger firms--up to 316 by count--as the only statistically coherent avenue of approach to the question of background.
In Iraq near Al Assad, an airstrike denied ISIL an avenue of approach, while near Al Qaim, an airstrike struck an ISIL rocket storage facility, the statement said.
As a result of a diplomatic failure to complete the boundary between the Pakistani and Indian sections of Kashmir, the Siachen Glacier region of the Karakorum Range remained "a source of dispute between India and Pakistan" for over 30 years due to the region's geostrategic importance as an avenue of approach into the contested Kashmir and into Central Asia, according to Pradeep Barua in The State at War in South Asia.
I don't care what that report says, the enemy has to be traveling down avenue of approach #1.