Collateral Damage Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

collateral damage

Term Source: JP 3-60 (Joint Targeting) ?

1.) Unintentional or incidental injury or damage to persons or objects that would not be lawful military targets in the circumstances ruling at the time.

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 3-60: Joint Targeting, updated January 2013

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


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