rear area


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rear area

[′rir ′er·ē·ə]
(ordnance)
The area in the rear of the combat and forward areas.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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A central decision platform that simultaneously tracks patrols, route clearances, logistical movements, air movements, fires, nongovernmental organizations, and civilians is required to efficiently fight the rear area battle.
These conventional forces were too powerful for NATO sustainment forces and territorial defense units in the rear areas to handle.
During the war, the frontline troops called men of the Etappen "rear area pigs" (Etappenschweine).
He was rarely within five kilometres of any combat, leading comrades to brand him "Etappenschwein" - a rear area pig.
Additional exercise focus is on rear area security and sustainment operations.
The rear area's array of fuschias, hydrangeas and cacti swung the vote.
The tailored CSB (ME) will act as a command and control element for a number of tasks--some usually performed at the division level--including such tasks as rear area operations, terrain and airspace management, force and convoy route protection, infrastructure development, and force mobility assurance.
103.3 in.), chances are that rear area is best used for cargo (there is 39-ft[.sup.3] available with the second row seats up; 72.6 ft[.sup.3] behind the front seats if the others are folded).
This carefully researched study of Army Group Center's rear area, with a special focus on the 221st Security Division and its midlevel officers, gives a detailed and nuanced depiction of the Ostheer's occupation policies.
This takes pressure (a pushing force) off the rear area of the bike.
A Frigoblock eutectic system has been fitted in the rear area and a DL280 in the front.
The common concept that the country is a "rear area" is largely a wishful fiction.