Asymmetric— in military operations the application of dissimilar strategies, tactics, capabilities, and methods to circumvent or negate an opponent’s strengths while exploiting his weaknesses.
More from this Section
- Airspace control procedures
Airspace control procedures are rules, mechanisms, and directions that facilitate the control and use of airspace of specified dimensions.
- Contingency engineering management organization
Contingency engineering management organization refers to an organization that is formed by the combatant commander, or subordinate commander to augment their staffs ...
- Central control officer
Central control officer refers to the officer who is embarked in the central control ship, designated by the amphibious task force commander for the overall coordination ...
- Case officer
Case officer is a professional employee of an intelligence or counterintelligence organization who is responsible for providing directions for an agent operation ...
- Contaminated remains
Contaminated remains— remains of personnel which have absorbed or upon which have been deposited radioactive material, or biological or chemical agents.
- Afloat pre-positioning force
Afloat pre-positioning force— shipping maintained in full operational status to afloat preposition military equipment and supplies in support of combatant...
- Control point
Control point refers to 1. a position along a route of march at which men are stationed to give information and instructions for the regulation of supply or traffic.