Definitions for theater of operations
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field, field of operations, theater, theater of operations, theatre, theatre of operations(noun)
a region in which active military operations are in progress
"the army was in the field awaiting action"; "he served in the Vietnam theater for three years"
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
theater of operations
An operational area defined by the geographic combatant commander for the conduct or support of specific military operations. Multiple theaters of operations normally will be geographically separate and focused on different missions. Theaters of operations are usually of significant size, allowing for operations in depth and over extended periods of time. Also called TO. See also theater of war.
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