intermediate objective


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intermediate objective

In land warfare, an area or feature between the line of departure and an objective which must be seized and/or held.
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Using a standard "red, amber, and green" scale, the LOE officers in charge gave the commander a visual assessment of each intermediate objective during targeting decision briefings.
The next steps are to find specific actions to achieve the intermediate objective for each obstacle and to determine the chronology of those specific steps.
It is therefore likely that the intermediate objective of the Campaign for Take Off will not be reached.
To this end, it is fixing limit values for 2010 as an intermediate objective under the banner of a "progressive" approach.
The Commission is expected to propose a new intermediate objective of 0.
The exchange will not-have an impact on the original scope of the Project Development Objective (PDO) or the intermediate objective of the project.
The Council and Commission agree on the need for a new qualitative leap with an intermediate objective of raising contributions to 0.
It fixes limit values for 2010 as an intermediate objective under the banner of a "progressive" approach.
Moreover, the intermediate objective of keeping the primary surplus at 6% of GDP throughout the period covered by the programme is welcome and should ensure steady reductions in the high level of government debt.
Going forward, additional intermediate objectives (such as financial and external stability) may play a greater role than in the past.
The day before the meeting of the Environment Council, Warsaw has spoken up and recalled that, in its view, there were some lines that should not be overstepped: it is out of the question to accept further emissions reductions by 2020; it is equally out of the question to define, at this point, intermediate objectives for 2030; it is out of the question to give up its excess to carbon or assigned amount units (AAU); and, lastly, it is out of the question to commit to a long-term climate policy on an international level without knowing beforehand what the cost will be for each member state.
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