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direct support

A mission requiring a force to support another specific force and authorizing it to answer directly to the supported force's request for assistance. Also called DS. See also close support; general support; mission; mutual support; support.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Noun1.direct support - a mission requiring one force to support another specific force and authorizing it to answer directly the supported force's request for assistance
military mission, mission - an operation that is assigned by a higher headquarters; "the planes were on a bombing mission"
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