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diversion

Term Source: JP 3-03 (Joint Interdiction) ?

1.) In naval mine warfare, a route or channel bypassing a dangerous area by connecting one channel to another or it may branch from a channel and rejoin it on the other side of the danger.

2.) The act of drawing the attention and forces of an enemy from the point of the principal operation; an attack, alarm, or feint that diverts attention.

3.) A change made in a prescribed route for operational or tactical reasons that does not constitute a change of destination.

4.) A rerouting of cargo or passengers to a new transshipment point or destination or on a different mode of transportation prior to arrival at ultimate destination.

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Term Classification: operations

Source:

Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-03: Joint Interdiction, updated October 2011 View source document

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


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