Insurgency Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

insurgency

Term Source: JP 3-24 (Counterinsurgency) ?

1.) The organized use of subversion and violence to seize, nullify, or challenge political control of a region. Insurgency can also refer to the group itself.

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 3-24: Counterinsurgency, updated November 2013 View source document

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


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