Protection Of Shipping Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
protection of shipping
Term Source: JP 3-0 (Joint Operations) ?
1.) The use of proportionate force, when necessary for the protection of US flag vessels and aircraft, US citizens (whether embarked in US or foreign vessels), and their property against unlawful violence.
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 3-0: Joint Operations, updated August 2011 View source document
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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