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identification

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

1.) In ground combat operations, discrimination between recognizable objects as being friendly or enemy, or the name that belongs to the object as a member of a class.

2.) In arms control, the process of determining which nation is responsible for the detected violations of any arms control measure.

3.) The process of determining the friendly or hostile character of an unknown detected contact.

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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

Source:

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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