National Security Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
1.) A collective term encompassing both national defense and foreign relations of the United States with the purpose of gaining: a. A military or defense advantage over any foreign nation or group of nations; b. A favorable foreign relations position; or c. A defense posture capable of successfully resisting hostile or destructive action from within or without, overt or covert.
- related national security interests
- related National Security Agency/Central Security Service Representative
- see also security
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: personnel
Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
Term sourced from JP 1: Doctrine for the Armed Forces of the United States, updated March 2013 View source document
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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