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assumption

Term Source: JP 5-0 (Joint Operation Planning) ?

1.) A supposition on the current situation or a presupposition on the future course of events, either or both assumed to be true in the absence of positive proof, necessary to enable the commander in the process of planning to complete an estimate of the situation and make a decision on the course of action.

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: planning

Source:

Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 5-0: Joint Operation Planning, updated August 2011 View source document

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


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