air assault operation

What is air assault operation?

air assault operation meaning in Military terminology / glossary / dictionary is:
An operation in which assault forces, using the mobility of rotary-wing assets and the total integration of available firepower, maneuver under the control of a ground or air maneuver commander to engage enemy forces or to seize and hold key terrain.
Source: JP 3-18

 

reference: DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

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