Definitions for joint security area
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word joint security area
Joint Security Area
The Joint Security Area is the only portion of the Korean Demilitarized Zone where South and North Korean forces stand face-to-face. It is often called the "Truce Village" in both the media and various military accounts. The JSA is used by the two Koreas for diplomatic engagements and, until March 1991, was also the site of military negotiations between North Korea and the United Nations Command.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
joint security area
A specific surface area, designated by the joint force commander to facilitate protection of joint bases and their connecting lines of communications that support joint operations. Also called JSA.
Find a translation for the joint security area definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"joint security area." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2013. Web. 10 Dec. 2013. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/joint security area>.