military mission

military missions

Definitions of military mission
  1. noun
    an operation that is assigned by a higher headquarters
    synonyms: mission
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    combat mission
    a mission to capture or defend something
    search mission
    a mission to discover something
    search and destroy mission
    an operation developed for United States troops in Vietnam; troops would move through a designated area destroying troops as they found them
    direct support
    a mission requiring one force to support another specific force and authorizing it to answer directly the supported force's request for assistance
    type of:
    military operation, operation
    activity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign)
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