Direct Action Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
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.
- see also special operations
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 3-05: Special Operations, updated July 2014 View source document
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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