vital area


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vital area

As used in air defense terminology, it is the designated area or installation to be defended by air defense units. A vital area may be composed of a number of vital points.
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A recent review of the game statistics of a major NCAA Division I women's soccer team validates this point and demonstrates the importance of the vital area (4).
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The official, who is currently on a working visit to Tunisia, added that this cooperation will enable Tunisia to benefit from the financial contributions of the AFC for carrying out development projects in various vital areas, such as infrastructure, transportation, energy, telecommunications and industry.