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Y-HOUR [1 record]

Record 1 2014-04-16


Subject field(s)
  • General Conduct of Military Operations
  • Operations (Air Forces)
  • Helicopters (Military)

In airmobile operations, the time at which the first helicopter in the first wave departs or is due to depart the pick-up point.


Y-hour: term and definition standardized by NATO.

Key term(s)
  • Y hour


  • Conduite générale des opérations militaires
  • Opérations (Forces aériennes)
  • Hélicoptères (Militaire)

En opérations aéromobiles, heure à laquelle le premier hélicoptère de la première vague quitte ou doit quitter le point d'enlèvement.


heure Y : terme et définition normalisés par l'OTAN.


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