Deterrence Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
Term Source: JP 3-0 (Joint Operations) ?
1.) The prevention of action by the existence of a credible threat of unacceptable counteraction and/or belief that the cost of action outweighs the perceived benefits.
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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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