unconventional warfare(redirected from Non-conventional warfare)
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unconventional warfare[¦ən·kən′ven·chən·əl ′wȯr‚fer]
A type of warfare that includes the interrelated fields of guerrilla warfare, evasion and escape, and subversion, in which operations are conducted within enemy or enemy-controlled territory by predominantly indigenous personnel, usually supported and directed in varying degrees by an external source.
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