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Air assault (or air mobile) is a military term used to describe the movement of friendly assault forces by rotary-wing aircraft to engage and destroy enemy forces or to seize and hold key terrain. In addition to regular infantryman training, they receive intensive training in rappelling, rigging and air transportation.
- DOD. DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. United States of America: US Department of Defense. June 5, 2003.
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