noun plural, often attributive \ˈsī-ˌäps\

Definition of PSYOPS

:  military operations usually aimed at influencing the enemy's state of mind through noncombative means (as distribution of leaflets)

Origin of PSYOPS

psychological operations
First Known Use: 1966


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