map exercise


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map exercise

An exercise in which a series of military situations is stated and solved on a map.
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SHIZUOKA, Japan - A map exercise to deal with a major nuclear accident at Chubu Electric Power Co.'s Hamaoka plant was held by the Shizuoka prefectural and municipal governments Friday.
An in-depth map exercise on out-of-area contingency operations is the main vehicle of learning.
The government held a major map exercise in Tokyo on Wednesday morning based on a scenario in which an earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 7.0 hits the Kinki region in western Japan at 9:50 a.m.
1936); as generaloberst (general) he was appointed to command the Seventh Army, and led it in the invasion of France (April-June 1940); stayed in France on occupation duty, still in command of Seventh Army; responsible for the defense of Brittany and Normandy (1944); expecting an Allied invasion in early June, he ordered a relaxation of alert conditions in his command in recognition of worsening weather conditions (June 4); was away from his headquarters at a map exercise (June 5-6, 1944) when the Allies attacked; his troops bore the brunt of early combat against the Allied invasion in Normandy; died of a heart attack (June 30, 1944).
During the first phase a map exercise will be conducted, as well as short briefings and a number of visits for observers.