detection

What is detection?

detection meaning in Military terminology / glossary / dictionary is:
1. In tactical operations, the perception of an object of possible military interest but unconfirmed by recognition.
Source: JP 3-11

2. In surveillance, the determination and transmission by a surveillance system that an event has occurred.
Source: JP 3-11

3. In arms control, the first step in the process of ascertaining the occurrence of a violation of an arms control agreement.
Source: JP 3-11

4. In chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear environments, the act of locating chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear hazards by use of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear detectors or monitoring and/or survey teams. See also hazard.
Source: JP 3-11

 

reference: DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

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