joint operations area


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joint operations area

An area of land, sea, and airspace, defined by a geographic combatant commander or subordinate unified commander, in which a joint force commander (normally a joint task force commander) conducts military operations to accomplish a specific mission. Joint operations areas are particularly useful when operations are limited in scope and geographic area or when operations are to be conducted on the boundaries between theaters. Also called JOA. See also area of responsibility; joint special operations area.
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The joint task force commander would establish both the physical and logical boundaries of a cyber joint operations area and specify targeting ROEs for that area.
On 10 January 2009, the JFHQ-NCR transitioned to the Joint Task Force (JTF)-NCR to provide Department of Defense (DOD) support and execute missions within the NCR joint operations area.
Diamond Fields and Bonaparte Diamond Mines NL (ASX code BON) jointly announce that they have completed the current phase of joint mining operations in the Dias Reef joint operations area within DFI's MIL111 mining license.
Bell's command training guidance, the Army's goals for Juniper Cobra are to "concentrate on deploying theater missile defense assets into a joint operations area, reconnaissance of real-world battle positions, Patriot live-fire, and the activation of a V Corps-led theater missile defense joint task force that links into a joint-coalition command and control system.
As the DIRMOBFOR, the EMTF commander serves as the designated agent for all air mobility issues in the Area of Responsibility or Joint Operations Area, and for other duties as directed.
Dave Crum, a program official at the Combined Arms Support Command, told an industry briefing that "the TSV mission is to rapidly self deploy to a joint operations area and provide operational and tactical level intra-theater sealift of forces (personnel and equipment).
Trace Systems has provided communications, IT, IA, Video Teleconference (VTC), and associated services support to the CJTF-CJ6 at the Bagram Joint Operations Center (JOC) and throughout the Combined Joint Operations Area - Afghanistan (CJOA-A) since early 2004, including support across multiple contracts.
In support of the CJTF-HOA commander's mission, CJ4 validates, prioritizes, de-conflicts, and synchronizes logistics requirements prior to and during execution by fusing support capabilities in the combined joint operations area (CJOA) and area of interest.
Over the next year, the USF-I J7 facilitated the monumental task of transitioning all remaining USF-I bases in the Iraq joint operations area (IJOA) while simultaneously supporting the USF-I commanding general's intent and operational maneuver.
Balancing Class VII (end use items) requirements also provides an example of the careful supply synchronization planning essential across all levels of warfare and throughout the joint operations area.

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