sea areas


sea areas
Areas in the amphibious objective area designated for the stationing of amphibious task force ships. Sea areas include inner transport area, sea echelon area, fire support area, etc. See also amphibious objective area; fire support area; inner transport area; sea echelon area.

Military dictionary. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • sea control operations — The employment of naval forces, supported by land and air forces as appropriate, in order to achieve military objectives in vital sea areas. Such operations include destruction of enemy naval forces, suppression of enemy sea commerce, protection… …   Military dictionary

  • sea frontier — The naval command of a coastal frontier, including the coastal zone in addition to the land area of the coastal frontier and the adjacent sea areas …   Military dictionary

  • sea surveillance — The systematic observation of surface and subsurface sea areas by all available and practicable means primarily for the purpose of locating, identifying and determining the movements of ships, submarines, and other vehicles, friendly and enemy,… …   Military dictionary

  • Sea level rise — is an increase in sea level. Multiple complex factors may influence this change. Sea level has risen about 130 meters (400 ft) since the peak of the last ice age about 18,000 years ago. Most of the rise occurred before 6,000 years ago. From 3,000 …   Wikipedia

  • Sea bathing — is swimming in the sea or in sea water. Unlike bathing in a swimming pool, which is generally done for pleasure or exercise purposes, sea bathing was once thought to have curative or therapeutic value. It arose from the medieval practice of… …   Wikipedia

  • Sea turtle — Sea turtles An olive ridley sea turtle Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Sea-buckthorn — Common Sea buckthorn shrub in The Netherlands Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Sea Scouting (Boy Scouts of America) — Sea Scouting Owner …   Wikipedia

  • Sea Frontier — Sea Frontiers were established by the United States Navy from 1 July 1941 during World War II as areas of defense against enemy vessels, especially submarines, along the American coasts. Sea Frontiers generally started at the shore of the United… …   Wikipedia

  • sea — W1S3 [si:] n [: Old English; Origin: sA] 1.) [singular, U] the large area of salty water that covers much of the earth s surface = ↑ocean ▪ Jay stripped his clothes off and ran into the sea. ▪ All the rooms have sea views. ▪ The sea was perfectly …   Dictionary of contemporary English


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.