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Extended order   /ɪkstˈɛndəd ˈɔrdər/   Listen
Extended order

A military formation for skirmishing; as widely separated as the tactical situation permits.

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"Extended order" Quotes from Famous Books

... required picketing). The next day we were off again through the bush. Apropos of the bush, it appears to me that every tree and shrub in this land of promise produces thorns. On Friday, the 20th, we came in touch with the enemy. We were advancing in extended order towards an innocent-looking kopje, had got close up to it, and had just dismounted, when—rap! went a Mauser. Then another, and rap, rap, rap, rap, rap, rap, and the whole show started. As there was absolutely ...
— A Yeoman's Letters - Third Edition • P. T. Ross

Words linked to "Extended order" :   military, war machine, military formation, military machine, armed services, armed forces

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