Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Being or relating to troops that are moved by aircraft, especially helicopters, to engage in battle or secure an area.

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  • adjective Capable of being moved by air

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Examples

  • Air assault, also known as airmobile units, are military units that move into action on

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  • I had seen the airmobile concept of an all-helicopter division tested at Fort Benning in the summer of 1963 when I was there at ROTC camp.

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  • It is airmobile while designed specifically to maximise mine protection.

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  • It is airmobile while designed specifically to maximise mine protection.

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  • Optional rules cover weather, supply, chemical/nuclear warfare, air and naval operations, airborne/airmobile and amphibious operations, helicopters and special forces, and electronic warfare and add can considerably to the record keeping and playing time.

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  • Optional rules cover weather, supply, chemical/nuclear warfare, air and naval operations, airborne/airmobile and amphibious operations, helicopters and special forces, and electronic warfare and add can considerably to the record keeping and playing time.

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  • The US cannot even use airmobile tactics for manuever, for fear of the highly sophisticated, expensive, and hard to use RPG.

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  • They've already preculded large scale airmobile operations.

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  • They've already preculded large scale airmobile operations.

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  • While US doctrine was still focused on armored and airmobile warfare, the missions required good old fashioned foot infantry.

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