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psychological operation

n.
An operation conducted as part of psychological warfare. Also called psyop.
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Indeed, they were forerunners to the activation of the 4th Psychological Operations Group in Vietnam.
He said the psychological operations are colorfully and attractively disguised to try to convince people of Western peacefulness and humanitarianism.
She deployed to Afghanistan on March 15, 2008 with 152 Delta Psychological Operations Effects Team in support of the Helmand Task Force within the PSE.
Future study should define "political warfare" more precisely and examine how and why this term substantively differs from civil disobedience, nonviolent conflict, low-intensity conflict, propaganda, and psychological operations, and whether it offers a significant new perspective.
Joint Publication 3-53, Psychological Operations, is the specific doctrine for joint PSYOP operations.
To paraphrase the US Department of Defense, information operations (IO) is the combined use of electronic warfare, computer network operations, psychological operations, military deception and operations security for purposes of military defense, offense, and influence.
Assume the organization has three main functions: provide force application (direct attack on adversary forces); provide mobility (infiltration and exfiltration); and perform psychological operations (dropping leaflets and broadcasting television or radio programs).
Proposals to elevate the command of the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) and the realignment of civil affairs, psychological operations (psyops) and combat search and rescue (CSAR) functions out from under the control of the U.
com), is to "inject more creativity into its psychological operations efforts to improve foreign public opinion about the United States, particularly the military".
Such operations violate the Defense Department's doctrine on psychological operations that prohibit intentionally misusing the media.
psychological operations unit broadcast messages designed to ''taunt and bait'' the Taliban enemy into showing themselves.
GC: We also found this US Army film used to train soldiers called Psychological Operations in Support of Internal Defense and Development Assistance Programs.

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