Asymmetric Threat

Asymmetric Threat

The possibility that a weak power will use surprise, deception, terrorism, new technologies, or some other unconventional method to defeat a strong power. Asymmetric threat poses a political risk to commerce.
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The navies of thirteen nations now deploy a total of 224 MASS launchers to protect their ships primarily from radar-guided anti-ship missiles but also from infrared threats and rocket-propelled grenades in asymmetric threat scenarios.
The exercise will help in developing combined response by PN and PLA (N) in the face of conventional as well as asymmetric threat to maritime interests of both countries.
Considerable debate is ongoing within the political and military communities as to the kind of responses (military or otherwise) that should be developed to meet the challenges of asymmetric threat posed by such non-state actors.
Both navies were engaged in various harbour and sea-based activities encompassing anti-piracy operations and asymmetric threat at sea.
The problem that besets the Korean Peninsula lies in the unavoidable fact that the ROK's vulnerability has increased as North Korea's asymmetric threat has expanded and diversified.
The fluid, asymmetric threat environment we face today in Iraq will be quickly adopted by our enemies of the future.
Such "information warfare" appears to be a leading asymmetric threat to Western-style democracies.
The threat environment expanded from a strategic, nuclear, symmetric threat from bombers, intercontinental ballistic missiles, and air- or sea-launched cruise missiles to a continuing symmetric threat, and an emergent asymmetric threat, which was focused across all domains, borders, and agencies.
As a result, new knowledge was not created through effective information management and analysis processes so that this asymmetric threat could be anticipated and mitigated.
I'll help you with that." He followed up by helping to balance the support and training requirements of the unit, and he ran interference when necessary to allow the unit to train for a real asymmetric threat.
But, apart from the PRC's documented support for these state sponsors of terror, China on its own represents an asymmetric threat to America far greater than all of the "axis of evil" regimes (as President George W.
(3.) The phrase "asymmetric threat" has become a call sign of counterterrorism that means covert or nontraditional war operations.
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