Definition of Tactical warning
1. Noun. (military) a warning after the initiation of a hostile act.
Specialized synonyms: Warning Of Attack
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Lexicographical Neighbors of Tactical Warning
Literary usage of Tactical warning
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Military Dictionary (1987)
"Also called integrated tactical warning. See also attack assessment; ... See also strategic warning. tactical warning and assessment—A composite term. ..."
2. C3I: Issues of Command and Control edited by Thomas P. Coakley (1991)
"Then we are constantly soliciting from the community what I call tactical warning. And tactical warning always has to be timely. If a guy says, ..."
3. Soviet Military Policy Since World War II by Richard Felix Staar (1986)
"Second strikes or strikes on tactical warning are designed to regain the initiative and hold it during the nuclear war that would follow the initial ..."
4. Alert Operations and the Strategic Air Command, 1957-1991 (1993)
"tactical warning means there is so little advance warning of an impending ... As for the tactical warning, we can expect the Soviets to use the oldest and ..."