Control Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

control

1.) Physical or psychological pressures exerted with the intent to assure that an agent or group will respond as directed.

2.) An indicator governing the distribution and use of documents, information, or material. Such indicators are the subject of intelligence community agreement and are specifically defined in appropriate regulations.

3.) In mapping, charting, and photogrammetry, a collective term for a system of marks or objects on the Earth or on a map or a photograph, whose positions or elevations (or both) have been or will be determined.

4.) Authority that may be less than full command exercised by a commander over part of the activities of subordinate or other organizations.

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: intelligence

Source:

Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 2-01: Joint and National Intelligence Support to Military Operations, updated January 2012 View source document

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


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