Tactical Warning Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

tactical warning

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1.) A warning after initiation of a threatening or hostile act based on an evaluation of information from all available sources.

2.) In satellite and missile surveillance, a notification to operational command centers that a specific threat event is occurring. The component elements that describe threat events are as follows: a. country of origin--Country or countries initiating hostilities; b. event type and size--Identification of the type of event and determination of the size or number of weapons; c. country under attack--Determined by observing trajectory of an object and predicting its impact point; and d. event time--Time the hostile event occurred.

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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.

Source:

Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

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


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