Port Security Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

port security

Term Source: JP 3-10 (Joint Security Operations in Theater) ?

1.) The safeguarding of vessels, harbors, ports, waterfront facilities, and cargo from internal threats such as destruction, loss, or injury from sabotage or other subversive acts; accidents; thefts; or other causes of similar nature.

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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 3-10: Joint Security Operations in Theater, updated November 2014 View source document

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


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