clearing operation

clearing operation

An operation designed to clear or neutralize all mines and obstacles from a route or area.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Sotto joined the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) in its clearing operation on Thursday morning.
In fact, he may have actually inspired the expansion of the clearing operation.
Joint authorities of the Quezon City government and the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) conducted on Tuesday a clearing operation in Balintawak Market and other areas to allow a smoother flow of traffic in the city.
Bong Nebrija, supervising operations officer of the MMDA, said they conducted a clearing operation along IBP Road after receiving complaints against motorists obstructing traffic in the area.
The clearing operation on said street was conducted on the day of President Duterte's State of the Nation Address last July 22 when he ordered local government officials to clear the roads and instructed the Department of the Interior and Local Government to suspend the mayors who fail to comply with the order.
The clearing operation was conducted by Taskforce Disiplina around 3 p.m.
Troops of the Army's 601st Infantry Brigade through the 57th Infantry Battalion and 1st Mechanized Infantry Battalion gained another significant accomplishment in separate areas as part of its continuing combat clearing operation against the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) and the Daesh Inspired terrorist group in Maguindanao on Wednesday and Thursday (March 20 and 21, 2019), respectively.
The clearing operation is expected to end on Sunday afternoon.
Thursday's demolition came a month after the National Housing Authority (NHA) ordered to stop the clearing operation at sector 1 in the MAA.
Arresting officer Police Corporal Jed Magat, assigned at the MPD Traffic Enforcement Unit, said he was surprised that a police officer was already stationed in the area ahead of them when the NPD conducted a clearing operation.