helicopter landing zone


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helicopter landing zone

A specified ground area for landing assault helicopters to embark or disembark troops and/or cargo. A landing zone may contain one or more landing sites.
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Include in your playbook a battalion communications plan for both ground and air medical operations, a plan for evacuating casualties from the point of impact to the casualty collection point and the battalion aid station, a plan to set up a helicopter landing zone during the day or night, a mass casualty plan, and a class VIII resupply plan.
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