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Definition of Complex contingency operations

Complex contingency operations Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
DOD Dictionary of Military Terms
Large-scale peace operations (or elements thereof) conducted by a combination of military forces and nonmilitary organizations that involve one or more of the elements of peace operations that include one or more elements of other types of operations such as foreign humanitarian assistance, nation assistance, support to insurgency, or support to counterinsurgency. Also called CCOs. See also operation; peace operations. (JP 3-08)
  
Source: U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Doctrine Division. ( About )