Coup De Main Definition -

coup de main

Term Source: JP 3-0 (Joint Operations) ?

1.) An offensive operation that capitalizes on surprise and simultaneous execution of supporting operations to achieve success in one swift stroke.

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 3-0: Joint Operations, updated August 2011 View source document

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

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