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minimum force

Term Source: JP 3-07.3 (Peace Operations) ?

1.) Those minimum actions, including the use of armed force, sufficient to bring a situation under control or to defend against hostile act or hostile intent, where the firing of weapons is to be considered as a means of last resort.

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 3-07.3: Peace Operations, updated August 2012 View source document

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


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