Persistent Agent Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
1.) A chemical agent that, when released, remains able to cause casualties for more than 24 hours to several days or weeks.
- related nonpersistent agent
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
Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
Term sourced from JP 3-11: Operations in Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Environments, updated October 2013 View source document
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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