Adversary refers to a party acknowledged as potentially hostile to a friendly party and against which the use of force may be envisaged.
More from this Section
- Controlled technical services
Controlled technical services — the controlled use of technology to enhance counterintelligence and human intelligence activities. Also called CTS.
- Chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear defense
Chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear defense — Measures taken to minimize or negate the vulnerabilities to, and/or effects of, a chemical, biological, radiological ...
- Civil Reserve Air Fleet
Civil Reserve Air Fleet refers to a program in which the Department of Defense contracts for the services of specific aircraft, owned by a United States entity or citizen ...
- Combat service support area
Combat service support area is an area ashore that is organized to contain the necessary supplies, equipment, installations, and elements to provide the landing force ...
- Contamination control
Contamination control is a combination of preparatory and responsive measures that are designed to limit the vulnerability of forces to chemical, biological ...
Antiterrorism is the defensive measures used to reduce the vulnerability of individuals and property to terrorist acts, to include rapid containment by local military and civilian forces.
- Boost phase
Boost phase is that portion of the flight of a ballistic missile or space vehicle during which the booster and sustainer engines operate.