Definitions for deployment
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word deployment
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to spread out (troops) so as to form an extended front or line.
to arrange, place, or move strategically or appropriately:
to deploy missiles.
(v.i.)to be or become deployed.
Origin of deploy:
1470–80; < F déployer=dé-dis -1+ployer to fold; see ploy
the distribution of forces in preparation for battle or work
An arrangement or classification of things.
An implementation, or putting into use, of something.
The distribution of military forces prior to battle.
when used in the context of parachuting: the start of something
Origin: * deploy + -ment
the act of deploying; a spreading out of a body of men in order to extend their front
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
1. In naval usage, the change from a cruising approach or contact disposition to a disposition for battle. 2. The movement of forces within operational areas. 3. The positioning of forces into a formation for battle. 4. The relocation of forces and materiel to desired operational areas. Deployment encompasses all activities from origin or home station through destination, specifically including intra-continental United States, intertheater, and intratheater movement legs, staging, and holding areas. See also deployment order; deployment planning; prepare to deploy order.
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