Expeditionary warfare is defined in the Defense Department's dictionary of military terms as "military operations mounted from the sea, usually on short notice, consisting of forward deployed, or rapidly deployable, self-sustaining naval forces tailored to achieve a clearly stated objective.
What does EXW stand for?
EXW stands for Expeditionary Warfare (US Navy)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
The squadron supported II Marine Expeditionary Force with close air support training and Expeditionary Warfare Training Croup, Atlantic, with joint tactical air controller training.
The USS San Diego is designed to deliver a Marine battalion of 699 officers and enlisted men fully equipped for a variety of expeditionary warfare missions.
A wider debate about the true costs of the expeditionary warfare that has become the cornerstone of UK defence policy.
The report questions the benefits to the UK's security of expeditionary warfare which has become the cornerstone of British defence policy.
The San Antonio-class amphibious transports are used to transport, and land Marines, their equipment and supplies by embarked air cushion or conventional landing craft or amphibious vehicles, augmented by helicopters or vertical take off and landing aircraft in amphibious assault, special operations, or expeditionary warfare missions.
Expeditionary warfare planners and strategists faced a dilemma: The extraordinarily relevant but aging CH-53E "Super Stallion" helicopter would not have the performance required to move the heavy equipment of the Marine Expeditionary Brigade of 2015 deep into the littorals in one period of darkness.
Any attempts to accept the risks or invest in programs to fill remaining gaps should also involve the expeditionary warfare directorate as the Marine Corps representative.