Definition of out-of-area in English:


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(Of a military operation) conducted away from the place of origin or expected place of action of the force concerned.
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  • The United States's first intervention in the Middle East was also the first time NATO committed troops were withdrawn for out-of-area operations.
  • They were developed to include former Warsaw Pact countries and now there is general enthusiasm for them to be used in out-of-area peacekeeping operations.
  • The ability to conduct this sort of out-of-area training, be it for reconstitution or initial qualification, demonstrates the flexibility of the Flight Deck Training Unit in preparing units for their tasks.

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