Close Support Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
1.) The action of the supporting force against targets or objectives that are sufficiently near the supported force as to require detailed integration or coordination of the supporting 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: operations
Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
Term sourced from JP 3-31: Command and Control for Joint Land Operations, updated February 2014 View source document
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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