High Value Airborne Asset Protection Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

high value airborne asset protection

Term Source: JP 3-01 (Countering Air and Missile Threats) ?

1.) A defensive counterair mission using fighter escorts that defend airborne national assets which are so important that the loss of even one could seriously impact United States warfighting capabilities or provide the enemy with significant propaganda value.

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Term Classification: operations


Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-01: Countering Air and Missile Threats, updated March 2012 View source document

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

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