Major Operation Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

major operation

Term Source: JP 3-0 (Joint Operations) ?

1.) For noncombat operations, a reference to the relative size and scope of a military operation.

2.) A series of tactical actions (battles, engagements, strikes) conducted by combat forces of a single or several Services, coordinated in time and place, to achieve strategic or operational objectives in an operational area.

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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 3-0: Joint Operations, updated August 2011 View source document

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


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