Weapons Control Status Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

weapons control status

Term Source: JP 3-01 (Countering Air and Missile Threats) ?

1.) An air defense control measure declared for a particular area and time by an area air defense commander, or delegated subordinate commander, based on the rules of engagement designed to establish the freedom for fighters and surface air defense weapons to engage threats. Also call WCS.

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Term Classification: operations


Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-01: Countering Air and Missile Threats, updated March 2012 View source document

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

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