battlespace (plural battlespaces)
- (military) The conditions of battle, including terrain, weather, infrastructure, etc., considered in a unified military strategy to integrate and combine armed forces for the military theatre of operations.
- 1993, Armor, page 51:
- The battlespace labs will determine the best ways for armored and infantry forces to take advantage of time, distance, and space on battlefields.
- 1994, Military Review, volume 74, number 11, Command and General Staff School, page 22:
- In the physical sense, battlespace is that volume determined by the maximum capabilities of a unit to acquire and engage the enemy–capabilities which will be greatly expanded by future technology.
- 2002, Paul M. Maniscalco, Understanding Terrorism and Managing the Consequences, page 188:
- These elements are now called battlespaces to incorporate the fourth element of information warfare. In essence, cyberspace is formally recognized as permeating all DoD battlespaces.