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psyop

psyop

(ˈsaɪˌɒp)
n
a military operation performed by a unit specializing in psychological warfare
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Noun1.psyop - military actions designed to influence the perceptions and attitudes of individuals, groups, and foreign governments
military operation, operation - activity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign); "it was a joint operation of the navy and air force"
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
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7) Effective PSYOP delivery, especially via loudspeaker, meant flying low and slow, often lingering, over enemy concentrations.
For example, a proposed PSYOP activity might "target" a foreign audience whose behavior and actions targeteers want to influence, but an EW operation might target signals from a radio tower.
Although PSYOP Soldiers have been around for years conducting operations around the globe, many don't know that the Green Berets (Special Forces) were first called PSYOP Warriors, according to CSM (Retired) Joe Lupyak, chief of the Training Division, U.
DOD defines PSYOP as planned operations to convey selected information to targeted foreign audiences to influence their emotions, motives, objective reasoning, and ultimately the behavior of foreign governments, organizations, groups, and individuals.
1) Two of the five core capabilities of IO are PSYOP and MILDEC, while Public Affairs (PA) is considered an IO-related capability.
Pre-Olympics PsyOp creates Atmosphere of Fear and Insecurity by Michel Chossudovsky.
PSYOP is the element of IO that is most closely related to public diplomacy, although the two differ in important respects.
Psyop activities include electronic warfare, computer network operations, military deception and operations security.
Operations as a whole, PSYOP refers to influence activities specifically
My son Michael spent 13 months in Iraq (May 2007 to June 2008), the last eight with a three-man Tactical Psyop [Psychological Operations] Team or TPT, billeted at a forward operating base (FOB) in a strategic Sunni city south of Baghdad.