Antonyms for the term "surprise attacks" would be "planned assaults" or "anticipated assaults". When an attack is planned and expected, it is less likely to take the defender off guard and therefore, less likely to cause the same level of chaos and confusion. These attacks can be strategically analyzed and countered, making them less effective than surprise attacks. This is why military units often engage in drills and rehearsals to prepare for such scenarios. By understanding and anticipating the enemy's moves and devising a plan in advance, they are better prepared to defend against an attack. Thus, the opposite of a surprise attack is a well-planned and anticipated assault.
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