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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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.
We must contest all of them so that we can leverage that freedom of maneuver and not let the enemy box us out on land because of something they can do in cyberspace.
Strikes against ISIS targets disrupt and destroy militants' attack-plotting efforts, leadership networks, and freedom of maneuver within the region
It affirmed that strikes against IS targets "disrupt and destroy militants' attack-plotting efforts, leadership networks, and freedom of maneuver within the region.
Many of our potential adversaries are "developing or acquiring Anti-Access and Area Denial (A2/AD) capabilities to challenge our ability to assure freedom of maneuver.
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
The US needs to exercise unprecedented and unaccustomed self-control, to allow Cuba the time and freedom of maneuver it needs to forge a modern and diversified economy that is mostly owned and operated by the Cuban people themselves rather than their northern neighbors.
The benefit of this course of action is the leaders have freedom of maneuver within the CTC to visit their personnel and interact with the supported unit S6, allowing for a sharing of goals and understanding.
This intrinsic capability enhances freedom of maneuver by enabling a contaminated unit to decontaminate itself and get back into the fight faster than if it needs to coordinate with outside assets for decontamination.
To pro a timeline would deny the fact that the enemy on the ground gets a vote, but they do not get freedom of maneuver," Selva said.
Backed by airstrikes, the forces "overcame [ISIS] resistance" in northeastern Syria near the town of Tal Hamis -- once an ISIS stronghold -- and "denied the terrorist group its freedom of maneuver in the area," the Combined Joint Task Force said in a statement.
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