Residual Radiation Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
Term Source: JP 3-11 (Operations in Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Environments) ?
1.) Nuclear radiation caused by fallout, artificial dispersion of radioactive material, or irradiation that results from a nuclear explosion and persists longer than one minute after burst.
- see also contamination
- see also initial radiation
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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