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Land navigation (military)

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Land navigation, or orienteering, is the military term for the study of traversing through unfamiliar terrain by foot or in a land vehicle. [1]

11 relations: Compass, History of orienteering, Map, Navigation, Orienteering, Orienteering (scouting), Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape, United States Armed Forces, United States Army, United States Army Field Manuals, United States Marine Corps.

Compass

A compass is an instrument used for navigation and orientation that shows direction relative to the geographic cardinal directions (or points).

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History of orienteering

The history of orienteering begins in the late 19th century in Sweden, where it originated as military training.

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Map

A map is a symbolic depiction emphasizing relationships between elements of some space, such as objects, regions, or themes.

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Navigation

Navigation is a field of study that focuses on the process of monitoring and controlling the movement of a craft or vehicle from one place to another.

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Orienteering

Orienteering is a group of sports that requires navigational skills using a map and compass to navigate from point to point in diverse and usually unfamiliar terrain whilst moving at speed.

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Orienteering (scouting)

Orienteering is a longtime component of Scouting programs such as the Boy Scouts of America and other Scouting groups.

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Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape

Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape (SERE) is a program, best known by its military acronym, that provides U.S. military personnel, U.S. Department of Defense civilians, and private military contractors with training in evading capture, survival skills, and the military code of conduct.

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United States Armed Forces

The United States Armed Forces are the military forces of the United States of America.

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United States Army

The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.

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United States Army Field Manuals

United States Army Field Manuals are published by the United States Army's Army Publishing Directorate.

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United States Marine Corps

The United States Marine Corps (USMC), also referred to as the United States Marines, is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for conducting amphibious operations with the United States Navy.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Land_navigation_(military)

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