Decentralized Control Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
1.) In air defense, the normal mode whereby a higher echelon monitors unit actions, making direct target assignments to units only when necessary to ensure proper fire distribution or to prevent engagement of friendly aircraft.
- see also centralized control
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Term Classification: operations
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