Incident Definition -


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

1.) An occurrence, caused by either human action or natural phenomena, that requires action to prevent or minimize loss of life, or damage, loss of, or other risks to property, information, and/or natural resources.

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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