Hostile Act Definition -

hostile act

Term Source: JP 3-28 (Defense Support of Civil Authorities) ?

1.) An attack or other use of force against the United States, United States forces, or other designated persons or property to preclude or impede the mission and/or duties of United States forces, including the recovery of United States personnel or vital United States Government property.

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 3-28: Defense Support of Civil Authorities, updated July 2013 View source document

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

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