Patriot Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
Term Source: JP 3-01 (Countering Air and Missile Threats) ?
1.) A point and limited area defense surface-to-air missile system capable of intercepting aircraft and theater missiles, including short-, medium-, and intermediate-range ballistic missiles in the terminal phase.
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Term Classification: operations
Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
Term sourced from JP 3-01: Countering Air and Missile Threats, updated March 2012 View source document
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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