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interdiction

[‚in·tər′dik·shən]
(ordnance)
The prevention or destruction of, or interference with, enemy movements, communications, and lines of communication, as by gunfire, shelling, or bombing.

interdiction

Air operations aimed at diverting, disrupting, delaying, or destroying the enemy's surface military potential before it can be used effectively against friendly forces. Basically, the operations are aimed at preventing the enemy's reserves and logistics from joining up with the first echelon forces.
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The interdiction of WMD is a unique subset of interdiction operations.
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PDEA Director-General Aaron Aquino welcomed the 100 new K9 handlers and their partner drug-sniffing dogs as the newest members of its K9 interdiction unit.
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