Catastrophic Event Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
Term Source: JP 3-28 (Defense Support of Civil Authorities) ?
1.) Any natural or man-made incident, including terrorism, which results in extraordinary levels of mass casualties, damage, or disruption severely affecting the population, infrastructure, environment, economy, national morale, and/or government functions.
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 3-28: Defense Support of Civil Authorities, updated July 2013 View source document
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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