Air Defense Area Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

air defense area

Term Source: JP 3-01 (Countering Air and Missile Threats) ?

1.) United States--Airspace of defined dimensions designated by the appropriate agency within which the ready control of airborne vehicles is required in the interest of national security during an air defense emergency.

2.) overseas--A specifically defined airspace for which air defense must be planned and provided.

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 3-01: Countering Air and Missile Threats, updated March 2012 View source document

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


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