Aerospace Defense Definition -

aerospace defense

Term Source: JP 3-27 (Homeland Defense) ?

1.) An inclusive term encompassing air defense, ballistic missile defense, and space defense.

2.) All defensive measures designed to destroy or nullify attacking enemy aircraft and missiles and also negate hostile space systems.

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


Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-27: Homeland Defense, updated July 2013 View source document

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

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