extraction zone


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extraction zone

A specified drop zone used for the delivery of supplies and/or equipment by means of an extraction technique from an aircraft flying very close to the ground.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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There is intense pain in the extraction zone commencing at any time between the first and third day post extraction accompanied by a partial or total disintegration of blood clot within the alveolar socket.1
The assault zone is either a drop zone (for parachute operations); a landing zone (for fixed wing or helicopter operations); or an extraction zone (for low altitude resupply), They also establish recovery zones (for surface-to-air recovery of personnel or equipment) and ground-based fire control for AC-130 gunship operations.

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