Passive Air Defense
2 definitions

Passive Air Defense

All measures, other than active air defense, taken to minimize the effectiveness of
hostile air action. These measures include deception, dispersion, and the use of
protective construction.

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.

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Passive Air Defense has been defined 2 different ways in documents like Ballistic Missile Defense, Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms.

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