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Definition of Air defense identification zone

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area of secure airspace extending upwards from the surface (especially along a border)
Air defense identification zone Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
BTS Transportation Expressions
The area of airspace over land or water, extending upward from the surface, within which the ready identification, location, and control of aircraft are required in the interest of national security. Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) locations and operating and flight plan requirements for civil aircraft operations are specified in FAR Part 99. (FAA4)
By the Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
Air defense identification zone Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
DOD Dictionary of Military Terms
Airspace of defined dimensions within which the ready identification, location, and control of airborne vehicles are required. Also called ADIZ.
  
Source: U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Doctrine Division. ( About )
Air defense identification zone Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
An Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) is airspace over land or water in which the identification, location, and control of civil aircraft is performed in the interest of national security. They may extend beyond a country's territory to give the country more time to respond to possibly hostile aircraft. The concept of an ADIZ is not defined in any international treaty and is not regulated by any international body.

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