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deception

Definition/Scope: Actions executed to mislead foreign decisionmakers, causing them to derive and accept desired appreciation of military capabilities, intentions, operations, or other activities that evoke foreign actions that contribute to the originator's objectives. (2) Those measures designed to mislead the enemy by manipulation, distortion, or falsification of evidence to induce him to react in a manner prejudicial to his interests.



Used For:

military deception

Broader Terms:

military options
passive air defense
passive defense

Narrower Terms:

deception means
deception objectives
deception stories
deception targets
decoys
electromagnetic deception
operational deception
ruse
strategic deception
tactical deception

Related Terms:

camouflage
demonstrations
dummy minefields
feint
gulls (radar)
infrared signature control
laser signature control
magnetic signature control
masking
operations security
optical signature control
perception management
security
tactical deception groups


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