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beachhead

[′bēch‚hed]
(ordnance)
An area on an enemy shoreline which opposing troops have landed upon and occupied.
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There were more than 600 Australian deaths and 1600 sick and wounded on the Kokoda Track and more than 1200 dead and 2000 sick and wounded in the battle for the Beachheads.
Mikkelsen said NZTE's Beachheads program is designed for high-growth New Zealand companies committed to growing internationally.
Finally, the group agreed to recommend that MacArthur continue to consolidate his forces in the Hungnam-Wonsan beachheads.
Also for several years now, the Taiwanese have been establishing manufacturing and marketing beachheads on the mainland, especially in the Fujian province.
With three more companies recently joining the government's Beachheads Program in Dubai, the number of companies that have successfully signed up for the in-market exporters support scheme totals 73.
The LST 1013 was designed to carry 125 men across the seas and deliver them to beachheads.
Companies from each of the signatory countries will be looking to establish beachheads or expand current operations across their domestic borders.
First the Turks, then the Europeans and now Singapore, the US, and the UK have New Zealand competition to contend with, thanks to the New Zealand Trade and Enterprise Beachheads Programme.
Brands establish beachheads of credibility today by burrowing deeper into the communities they want to connect to than even before.
Most early adopters have far-reaching plans to extend their grid activities from initial beachheads to multi-application and cross-organizational grids; however, without proper data management tools in place, applications will not perform well on top of a grid infrastructure, and the expected cost and performance advantages of implementing a grid will not be realized.
5 degrees West are SES' beachheads into the African market and its vast potential for readily available, ubiquitous satellite-based communications solutions.