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CIP 2020

Detail for CIP Code 28.0506

Title: Special, Irregular and Counterterrorist Operations.

Definition: A program that focuses on the role and use of special operations forces in the context of low-intensity warfare such as asymmetric warfare and counterterrorism as well as irregular operations in conventional warfare. Includes instruction in special operations doctrine, equipment, support and strategy; the role of civilian leadership and the joint staffs; mission selection and employment; integration with regular forces; civil relations and psychological warfare. This CIP code is not valid for IPEDS reporting.

Action: No Substantive Changes

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CIP Title or Definition Changed
CIP 2010 CIP 2020
Code Title Action Code Title
28.0506 Special, Irregular and Counterterrorist Operations. No substantive changes 28.0506 Special, Irregular and Counterterrorist Operations.
Illustrative Examples
  • [Special Operations]
  • [Low-Intensity Warfare]
  • [Irregular and Guerilla Warfare]
  • [Terrorism and Counterterorrism]
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