tactical nuclear weapon employment


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tactical nuclear weapon employment

The use of nuclear weapons by land, sea, or air forces against opposing forces, supporting installations or facilities, in support of operations that contribute to the accomplishment of a military mission of limited scope, or in support of the military commander's scheme of maneuver, usually limited to the area of military operations.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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