Homeland defense (HD) is the protection of U.S. territory, sovereignty, domestic population, and critical infrastructure against external threats and aggression. (Definition will be incorporated into JP 3-26 upon its approval). Not to be confused with Homeland security.
Homeland security (HS) is a concerted national effort to prevent terrorist attacks within the United States, reduce America’s vulnerability to terrorism, and minimize the damage and recover from attacks that do occur.
Other articles related to "homeland defense, defense":
... Command (5군수지원사령부) 31st Homeland Defense Infantry Division (31향토보병사단) 32nd Homeland Defense Infantry Division (32향토보병사단) 35th Homeland Defense Infantry Division (35 ...
... Defense Critical Infrastructure Program (DCIP) Oversees policy formulation and strategic planning for the Defense Critical Infrastructure Program, to include the Defense ... is run under the auspices of the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Americas' Security Affairs, where it is overseen by the DASD, Homeland Defense Strategy ... the programs of the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Global Strategic Affairs ...
... tracking missile warning for theater and homeland defense and provide combatant commanders with expeditionary warrior Airmen. 460th Operations Group Provides missile warning, missile defense, technical intelligence, satellite command and control, battlespace characterization and robust communications ... The group's team of space professionals operates the Defense Support Program satellite, which provides continuous global surveillance, tracking and targeting ...
Famous quotes containing the words defense and/or homeland:
“For he is the cleanest in the use of his forepaws of any quadruped.
For the dexterity of his defense is an instance of the love of God
to him exceedingly.”
—Christopher Smart (17221771)
“Let those who desire a secure homeland conquer it. Let those who do not conquer it live under the whip and in exile, watched over like wild animals, cast from one country to another, concealing the death of their souls with a beggars smile from the scorn of free men.”
—José Martí (18531895)