bridgehead


bridgehead
placdarmas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Priešo okupuotoje ar numatomoje užpulti teritorijoje esanti vietovė, kuri turi būti išlaikyta ar bent kontroliuojama, kad būtų galima nuolat išsikelti, išlaipinti ar perkelti karius ir atsargas ir (ar) būtų suteikiama pakankamai vietos manevrui, reikalingam tolesnėms operacijoms. atitikmenys: angl. bridgehead pranc. tête de pont

NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas. – 3-iasis patais. leid. – Vilnius : Lietuvos Respublikos krašto apsaugos ministerijos Generalinė inspekcija . 2006.

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  • Bridgehead — Bridge head , n. A fortification commanding the extremity of a bridge nearest the enemy, to insure the preservation and usefulness of the bridge, and prevent the enemy from crossing; a t[^e]te de pont. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bridgehead — ► NOUN ▪ a strong position secured by an army inside enemy territory …   English terms dictionary

  • bridgehead — [brij′hed΄] n. 1. a fortified place or position established by an attacking force on the enemy s side of a bridge, river, defile, etc. 2. BEACHHEAD (sense 2) …   English World dictionary

  • Bridgehead — A bridgehead (also Bridge head ; French tête de pont ) is a military fortification that protects the end of a bridge that is closest to the enemy. The term has been generalized in news coverage and the vernacular to also mean any kind of defended …   Wikipedia

  • bridgehead — n. 1) to establish a bridgehead 2) to develop, enlarge a bridgehead * * * [ brɪdʒhed] enlarge a bridgehead to develop to establish a bridgehead …   Combinatory dictionary

  • bridgehead — [[t]brɪ̱ʤhed[/t]] bridgeheads N COUNT A bridgehead is a good position which an army has taken in the enemy s territory and from which it can advance or attack. A bridgehead was established …   English dictionary

  • bridgehead — UK [ˈbrɪdʒˌhed] / US noun [countable] Word forms bridgehead : singular bridgehead plural bridgeheads a) a strong position held by an army on enemy land from which they can attack b) a strong position from which progress can be made, for example… …   English dictionary

  • bridgehead — An area of ground held or to be gained on the enemy …   Military dictionary

  • bridgehead — noun Date: 1812 1. a. a fortification protecting the end of a bridge nearest an enemy b. an area around the end of a bridge 2. an advanced position seized in hostile territory …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bridgehead — /brij hed /, n. 1. a position held or to be gained on the enemy side of a river, defile, or other obstacle, to cover the crossing of friendly troops. 2. any position gained that can be used as a foothold for further advancement; beachhead. 3. a… …   Universalium