Designated Operational Area Law and Legal Definition

According to 48 CFR 2.101 (Title 48, Federal Acquisition Regulations System; Chapter 1, Federal Acquisition Regulation; Subchapter A, General; Part 2, Definitions of Words and Terms; Subpart 2.1, Definitions), designated operational area means “a geographic area designated by the combatant commander or subordinate joint force commander for the conduct or support of specified military operations.”