DoD Word of the Day for July 30

Greater Vocabulary for Greater World Power!

immediate targets—Targets that have been identified too late, or not selected for action in time to be included in the normal targeting process, and therefore have not been scheduled. Immediate targets have two subcategories: unplanned and unanticipated. [New entry; added January 23, 2002] See also target. —page 247

Joint Publication 1-02, Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

(A tip of the cap to Steven Aftergood of the Federation of American Scientists for posting the recently revised Department of Defense official dictionary. Check out the invaluable FAS Project on Government Secrecy.)


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