Air action against enemy targets at such a distance from friendly forces that detailed integration of each mission with fire and movement of friendly forces is NOT required.
What are the principal effects achieved by OAS operations?
Neutralization and destruction
What is the definition of Air Interdiction?
Air operations conducted to destroy, neutralize, or delay the enemy's military potential before it can be brought to bear effectively against friendly forces at such distance from friendly forces that detailed intergration of each air mission with fire and movement of friendly forces is NOT required.
What is the definition of Close Air Support (CAS)?
Air action against hostile targets which are in close proximity to friendly forces and which require detailed integration of each air mission with the fire and movement of those forces.