Foreign Assistance Definition -

foreign assistance

Term Source: JP 3-29 (Foreign Humanitarian Assistance) ?

1.) Assistance to foreign nations ranging from the sale of military equipment to donations of food and medical supplies to aid survivors of natural and man-made disasters; that may be provided through development assistance, humanitarian assistance, and security assistance.

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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


Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-29: Foreign Humanitarian Assistance, updated January 2014 View source document

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

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