military geography


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military geography

The specialized field of geography dealing with natural and manmade physical features that may affect the planning and conduct of military operations.
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On the Pakistani side, NNFU is linked to our amorphous threshold since Pakistan is relatively small and shallow in military geography. Militaries calculate threshold as a sum total of spatial losses, force destruction (counter-force) and damage to urban centers (counter-value), besides the relative state of other elements of national power like the economy, demography, national morale, industry, diplomacy, etc.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of the Military Geography Department of the Iranian Armed Forces Brigadier General Amir Fakhri reiterated on Tuesday that the US spy drone which was shot down by Iranian Air Defense units on Thursday was flying 7 kilometers deep into territorial waters of the country, and crashed into Iran's territorial waters after being targeted by a missile.
Contract notice: technique for military geography and terrain analysis
The book includes about 70 pages of appendices, including chronologies and data on military geography of China, Chinese military handbooks, Eurasian routes, Li ShiminAEs horses, and Chinese Imperial armies.
Terrain, including heights or elevated land, is axiomatic to military geography and geopolitics.
Maunsell, who did much of the survey work for IDWO 1522 and compiled the maps, also produced a military geography detailing routes from the coast in the Gulf of Alexandretta up to the border with Russia in the Caucasus.
More-than-human, animal geography, military geography, relational ethics
Knowing the military aspects of terrain and weather used to be enough, but as battalions and brigades are deploying around the world as part of the regionally aligned forces, even junior intelligence analysts must think in broader terms of geography, in military geography. This means both the physical and cultural factors and how they influence the tactics and movements of military forces.
Indeed, one of the above-referenced articles posits a FARP operation at Amari Air Base in Estonia, which is worth examining in light of the realities of military geography and the capabilities of opposing forces in a NATO-Russia conflict in the Baltic region.
deepening of cooperation in concrete spheres: military geography, military meteorology, topography, planning of defence, information
Kirby's 1990 Engineer bulletin article, "Why Study Military Geography?" which recommended that "Engineer terrain expertise ...
Miller Maguire, Outlines of Military Geography (London: C.
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