Related Rule
Croatia
Practice Relating to Rule 8. Definition of Military Objectives
Croatia’s LOAC Compendium (1991) states that military targets are:
- Armed forces,
- Military installations, positions,
- Objects which by their nature, location, purpose or use contribute to military action and whose total or partial destruction, capture or neutralization provide a certain military advantage. 
Croatia, Compendium “Law of Armed Conflicts”, Republic of Croatia, Ministry of Defence, 1991, p. 7.
According to Croatia’s LOAC Compendium (1991), military objectives include the armed forces. 
Croatia, Compendium “Law of Armed Conflicts”, Republic of Croatia, Ministry of Defence, 1991, p. 7; see also Basic Rules of the Law of Armed Conflicts – Commanders’ Manual, Republic of Croatia, Ministry of Defence, 1992, § 4 (“combatants”).
According to Croatia’s LOAC Compendium (1991) and Commanders’ Manual (1992), military objectives include military establishments and positions. 
Croatia, Compendium “Law of Armed Conflicts”, Republic of Croatia, Ministry of Defence, 1991, p. 7; Basic Rules of the Law of Armed Conflicts – Commanders’ Manual, Republic of Croatia, Ministry of Defence, 1992, § 4.
Croatia’s LOAC Compendium (1991) states that proper targets in the air include “enemy military aircraft violating national airspace or flying over the high seas”. 
Croatia, Compendium “Law of Armed Conflicts”, Republic of Croatia, Ministry of Defence, 1991, p. 44.
Croatia’s Commanders’ Guide (1992) includes “military means of transportation” among military objectives. 
Croatia, Basic Rules of the Law of Armed Conflicts – Commanders’ Manual, Republic of Croatia, Ministry of Defence, 1992, § 4.
Croatia’s LOAC Compendium (1991) considers that supply and maintenance bases, namely locations where goods other than medical are produced, processed or stored, are military objectives. 
Croatia, Compendium “Law of Armed Conflicts”, Republic of Croatia, Ministry of Defence, 1991, p. 51.
According to Croatia’s Commanders’ Manual (1992), military objectives include “tactically relevant points of terrain”. 
Croatia, Basic Rules of the Law of Armed Conflicts – Commanders’ Manual, Republic of Croatia, Ministry of Defence, 1992, § 4.
Croatia’s LOAC Compendium (1991) considers that supply and maintenance bases are military objectives and that civilian personnel working there share the risk of attack. 
Croatia, Compendium “Law of Armed Conflicts”, Republic of Croatia, Ministry of Defence, 1991, p. 51.