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Defense (Hswe)

Definition
Active or passive measures that protect an asset from aggression by delaying or preventing an aggressor's movement toward the asset or by shielding the asset from weapons and explosives. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
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National security (Hsw)
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Civil defense (Hswec)
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National defense (Hswd)