Vocab: Non-War Military Actions (NWMA)

Non-War Military Actions (NWMA; MOOTW):

NWMA-Vocab (Link to PDF)

非战争军事行动 - non-war military actions (NWMA); or
military operations other than war (MOOTW).

Note: the PLA uses 'actions/activities' (行动) instead of 'operations' (作战) in this and related term that fall within the broader concept of NWMA or MOOTW. This usage avoids the wartime connotation in the Chinese term for 'operations' (作战).

多样化军事任务 - diversified military tasks
战争准备与实施 - war preparation and execution
非战争军事行动 - non-war military actions

Major categories of NWMA:
对抗性行动 - confrontational (or opposed) activities
执法性行动 - law enforcement activities
救助性行动 - assistance activities
合作性行动 - cooperative activities

打击恐怖主义和分裂势力 - fight against terrorist and separatist forces
保持社会稳定与安全 - maintain the stability and security of society
打击自然灾害对民众的威胁与破坏 - counter the destruction of natural disasters
维护国家利益和领土主权受侵犯等 - protect national interests, territory and sovereignty

提供安全行动 - actions to provide security
人道主义援助行动 - humanitarian assistance actions
抢险救灾行动 - rescue and disaster relief actions
缉毒 - drug search/seizure
维持和平行动 - peace keeping operations
反恐维稳 - counter-terrorism and maintain stability
安保警戒行动 - security and guarding activities
反暴乱 - counter instability
反暴动 - counter insurgency
维护权益 - safeguarding rights and interests
支援他国地方政府 - assist a foreign local government
撤运非战斗人员 - noncombatant evacuation

对抗性行动 - opposed (or confrontational) activities:
反恐 - counter-terrorism
武装缉毒 - armed counter-drug
打击跨国犯罪 - fight international crime
反海盗 - counter-piracy
制止社会骚乱暴乱 - control social disturbances and riots

执法性行动 - law enforcement activities:
边海防封控(锁) - seal off and control borders and border seas
空中警戒(封锁) - aerial alert and air blockade
海上维权 - protection of maritime (sovereign) rights
护航 - escort (protection of navigation)
安保警戒 - security and guarding
国际维和 - international peacekeeping
军事巡逻 - military patrol

救助性行动 - assistance activities:
抢险救灾 - emergency rescue and disaster relief
撤侨护侨 - evacuate and protect overseas compatriots
医疗救助 - medical assistance

合作性行动 - cooperative activities:
国际联合军演 - international joint military exercises
军事交流 - military exchanges
对外军售 - foreign military sales
军事援助 - aid to foreign militaries, including activities such as:
提供军事贷款 - provide military grant money
修建军事工程 - repair and build military construction
供应武器装备 - supply weapons and equipment
训练军事人员 - train military personnel
派出部队或人员参战 - send units or personnel to join combat

武装缉毒 - armed counter-drug (activities)
打击跨国犯罪 - fight transnational crime; fight against transnational crime
反海盗 - counter-piracy
制止社会骚乱暴乱 - control social disturbances and riots
制止骚乱 - curb a disturbance
制止动乱 - curb upheaval
制止暴乱 - curb revolt
边海防封控 - seal off and control borders and border seas
空中警戒(封锁) - aerial alert and aerial blockade
海上维权 - protection of maritime (sovereign) rights
护航 - escort (protection of navigation
安保警戒 - security and guarding
国际维和 - international peacekeeping.
军事巡逻 - military patrol.
抢险救灾 - emergency rescue and disaster relief.
撤侨护侨 - protect and evacuate overseas compatriots.
医疗救助 - medical assistance.
国际联合军演 - international joint military exercises.
反恐 - counter-terrorism; counterterrorism; C/T.
反恐怖行动 - counterterrorism; counter-terrorism activities.

反恐怖行动 - counter-terror actions
处突维稳行动 - crisis response and maintain stability actions
抢险救灾行动 - emergency rescue and disaster relief actions
维护权益行动 - actions to safeguard (sovereign) rights and interests
安保警戒行动 - security and guard actions
国际维和行动 - international peacekeeping actions
国际救援行动 - international rescue activities
联合军事演习 - joint military exercises

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