Active Defense Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

active defense

Term Source: JP 3-60 (Joint Targeting) ?

1.) The employment of limited offensive action and counterattacks to deny a contested area or position to the enemy.

See Also:

In the United States, military vocabulary is standardized by the Department of Defence. These terms are used by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.

Term Classification: operations

Source:

Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-60: Joint Targeting, updated January 2013

This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015


Random Military Term
Term of the Day

humanitarian assistance coordination center

More Military Terms:


Or: View Dictionary of Military Acronyms
** This Document Provided By MilitaryDictionary.org **