transattack period

transattack period
1. In nuclear warfare, the period from the initiation of the attack to its termination. 2. As applied to the Single Integrated Operational Plan, the period that extends from execution (or enemy attack, whichever is sooner) to termination of the Single Integrated Operational Plan. See also postattack period.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • postattack period — In nuclear warfare, that period which extends from the termination of the final attack until political authorities agree to terminate hostilities. See also posthostilities period; transattack period …   Military dictionary

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  • nuclear vulnerability assessment — The estimation of the probable effect on population, forces, and resources from a hypothetical nuclear attack. It is performed predominantly in the preattack period; however, it may be extended to the transattack or postattack periods …   Military dictionary

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