Counterair Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
Term Source: JP 3-01 (Countering Air and Missile Threats) ?
1.) A mission that integrates offensive and defensive operations to attain and maintain a desired degree of air superiority and protection by neutralizing or destroying enemy aircraft and missiles, both before and after launch.
- related offensive counterair attack operations
- see also mission
- see also air superiority
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 3-01: Countering Air and Missile Threats, updated March 2012 View source document
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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