Shielding Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
1.) Material of suitable thickness and physical characteristics used to protect personnel from radiation during the manufacture, handling, and transportation of fissionable and radioactive materials.
2.) Obstructions that tend to protect personnel or materials from the effects of a nuclear explosion.
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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