(1) The military government of a territory that has been captured in the course of military operations.
(2) The military government of a territory that has been occupied as a result of war.
(3) An academic discipline. In prerevolutionary Russia, it was a special subject in the General Staff Academy program which dealt with problems of military legislation specifying the structure and day-to-day affairs of the Russian Army. In Soviet military education institutes, military administration as an academic discipline is studied in military schools and in certain military command academies. It incorporates the study of the structure and makeup of the Soviet armed forces, the organization of formations and units, mobilization and deployment, the organization of staff operations, and so forth.
(1)The sum total of the military administrative bodies of the state and their activity toward the development and control of the armed forces.
(2) The military control of territory occupied in the course of military operations.
(3) A scientific discipline that studies questions of the general organization and equipment of the armed forces, the control of troops, the building up of the armed forces to prescribed strength, and military service. The conclusions and propositions of military administration are given legal force through military legislation.