Air Interdiction Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

air interdiction

Term Source: JP 3-03 (Joint Interdiction) ?

1.) Air operations conducted to divert, disrupt, delay, or destroy the enemy's military surface capabilities before it can be brought to bear effectively against friendly forces, or to otherwise achieve objectives that are conducted at such distances from friendly forces that detailed integration of each air mission with the fire and movement of friendly forces is not required.

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 3-03: Joint Interdiction, updated October 2011 View source document

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


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