The distance between any given point and an object or target. The extent or distance limiting the operation or action of something, such as the range of an aircraft, ship, or gun. The distance which can be covered over a hard surface by a ground vehicle with its rated payload, using the fuel in its tank and in cans normally carried as part of the ground vehicle equipment. Distance in yards from a ship to target; two or more objects in line to indicate direction. An easily identifiable point on the ground on the which units can reassemble/reorganize if they become disbursed. (AFPM 3-8-1, PAM 3-041, PAM 3-071, S-2008)

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