Definitions

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  • adjective Alternative spelling of airmobile.

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Examples

  • They did it by securing the diamond fields and they showed up as a professional and fully air-mobile brigade, complete with armoured fighting vehicles.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • While it was watered-down the commanders of Canadian Forces in Afghanistan are actually insisting that the infantry force become a fully air-mobile organization.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • Other changes include cutting British troops in Germany, shrinking the Air Force and transforming the legendary paratroopers into a helicopter-borne air-mobile brigade.

    More Military

  • Both the EU and Nato are competing over the same strategic vision – air-mobile expeditionary forces, able to respond at short notice to crises but equipped only for short-term deployment.

    Defence – where the debate should lie

  • The British had hoped to be fully air-mobile by the time 16 Air Assault Brigade arrive in Afghanistan in April.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • After Marines establish a beachhead, air-mobile army units, such as the 82nd or 101st Divisions, would fan out to take control of key roads, airfields and feeding centers.

    Troops To Somalia?

  • On the ground we should close the back door by driving armor and air-mobile elements straight up the western corridor to the Euphrates, thus blocking off any chance for Saddam to sneak supplies and reinforcements into his beleaguered garrisons in Kuwait.

    'Keep The Pressure Up'

  • The British had hoped to be fully air-mobile by the time 16 Air Assault Brigade arrive in Afghanistan in April.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • The vehicle was designed to be air-mobile, which the Army defined to mean transportable by a C-130 aircraft.

    Faulty Armor?

  • SHEPPERD: Yes, it's the lead elements of the 101st Airborne Division, an air assault and an air-mobile division who have lots of helicopters, and they won't bring the whole division in likely, but major elements will be brought in.

    CNN Transcript Jan 12, 2002

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