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military operations other than war

Definition/Scope: Military actions encompassing a wide range of activities where the military instrument of national power is used for purposes other than large-scale combat operations usually associated with war. Usually involves a combination of air, land, sea, space, and special operations forces.



Used For:

noncombatant missions
OOTW
Operations Other Than War

Acronym:

MOOTW

Broader Terms:

military operation
military options

Narrower Terms:

advisory assistance
arms control
Civil Military Operation
counterinsurgency
disaster response (foreign)
humanitarian and civic assistance
humanitarian assistance and disaster relief
nation building
peace operation
post conflict operations
rear detachment operations
stability and support operations
Stability operation
support operation
treaty verification

Related Terms:

environmental emergencies
Humanitarian Assistance
low intensity conflict
nation assistance
peacekeeping
sabotage
Spectrum (simulation)
subversion
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