Definitions for passive air defense
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passive air defense(noun)
air defense by the use of deception or dispersion or protective construction
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
passive air defense
All measures, other than active air defense, taken to minimize the effectiveness of hostile air and missile threats against friendly forces and assets. These measures include camouflage, concealment, deception, dispersion, reconstitution, redundancy, detection and warning systems, and the use of protective construction. See also air defense; concealment, deception, dispersion.
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