Decoy Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
Term Source: JP 3-13.4 (Military Deception) ?
1.) An imitation in any sense of a person, object, or phenomenon which is intended to deceive enemy surveillance devices or mislead enemy evaluation.
- also called dummy
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 3-13.4: Military Deception, updated January 2012
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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