Thermal Radiation Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

thermal radiation

1.) Electromagnetic radiations emitted from a heat or light source as a consequence of its temperature.

2.) The heat and light produced by 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

Source:

Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-41: Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Consequence Management, updated June 2012 View source document

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


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