Yugoslavia, Socialist Federal Republic of
Practice Relating to Rule 8. Definition of Military Objectives
The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia’s Military Manual (1988) defines military objectives as “any object which by its nature, location, purpose or use effectively contributes to military action and whose total or partial destruction offers a military advantage during the attack or in the further course of the operations”.
According to the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia’s Military Manual (1988), the armed forces are a military objective.
The manual further specifies: “It is permitted to directly attack only members of the armed forces and other persons – only if they directly participate in military operations.”