forward aviation combat engineering


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forward aviation combat engineering

A mobility operation in which engineers perform tasks in support of forward aviation ground facilities. Tasks include reconnaissance; construction of low altitude parachute extraction zones, landing strips, and airstrips; and providing berms, revetments, and trenches for forward arming and refueling points. See also combat engineering; reconnaissance.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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