Mutual Support Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
1.) That support which units render each other against an enemy, because of their assigned tasks, their position relative to each other and to the enemy, and their inherent capabilities.
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Term Classification: operations
Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
Term sourced from JP 3-31: Command and Control for Joint Land Operations, updated February 2014 View source document
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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