freedom of maneuver

freedom of maneuver

The space and ability to make changes to something. Hurry up! We don't have much freedom of maneuver in our schedule!
See also: freedom, maneuver, of

freedom of/room for maˈnoeuvre

the chance to change the way that something happens and influence decisions that are made: Small businesses have limited room for manoeuvre.
See also: freedom, manoeuvre, of, room
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If we turn our back on them, can we continue to count on the significant support they provide us, or the freedom of maneuver our large presence in their countries affords us?
"In coordination with the government of Yemen, US forces continue to support ongoing counterterrorism operations against AQAP and (IS)-Y to disrupt and destroy militants' attack-plotting efforts, networks, and freedom of maneuver within the region," said CENTCOM spokesman Earl Brown.
Additionally, General Dynamics will deliver a broad range of integrated intelligence, electronic and cyber warfare capabilities to enable freedom of maneuver on the battlefield.
"The airstrikes reduce al Shabaab's ability to plot future attacks, disrupt networks and degrade its freedom of maneuver withing the region," it said.
China's capacity to deny freedom of maneuver to US and its allies in the region continue to be a challenge to Washington especially now that the latter seeks to maintain presence in the Indo-Pacific.
"There's those that value initiative, mission command, execution, freedom of maneuver, but there's a law of physics, so to speak, a law of humanity that bureaucracy grows.
In essence, 3-D printing sets the conditions for success for the military by ensuring freedom of maneuver, extending operational reach, and prolonging endurance for military operations.
The CBRN reconnaissance platoon focuses on identifying and marking an uncontaminated route to provide freedom of maneuver, conducting CBRN surveys to determine the extent of a contamination, and collecting samples to provide theater laboratories with the ability to determine potential CBRN agents.
His position was inhibited by the hackneyed system based on kowtowing to the heavyweights among member states, but still a new incumbent does have sufficient freedom of maneuver to put his stamp on the top echelon of the Secretariat.
This obstacle stretched our resources and forced us to attack this problem with creative solutions to ensure freedom of maneuver in a timely manner.
He said the force was aimed at "monitoring unpopulated areas east toward the border where there has been freedom of maneuver by Daesh fighters attempting to flee."
The book's focus and main themes are intended to explain this to readers and to argue that NATO must retain the capability to secure freedom of maneuver across the sea and keep the waterways between the continents open for reinforcement and resupply of materiel and personnel in times of peace, crisis, and war.
They also improve their air defense capabilities, providing increased protection and freedom of maneuver to their ground forces while limiting our joint force intelligence collection and targeting/strike opportunities.
Military police forces provided the brigade combat team commander with a versatile, adaptive, and proactive force that notably built upon the common operating picture and increased freedom of maneuver within the area of operations.
* employ existing joint force capabilities in innovative ways to ensure access and freedom of maneuver
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