Direct Action Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

direct action

Term Source: JP 3-05 (Special Operations) ?

1.) Short-duration strikes and other small-scale offensive actions conducted as a special operation in hostile, denied, or diplomatically sensitive environments and which employ specialized military capabilities to seize, destroy, capture, exploit, recover, or damage designated targets.

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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

Source:

Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-05: Special Operations, updated July 2014 View source document

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


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