slant range


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slant range

The line of sight distance between two points, not at the same level relative to a specific datum.
Translations
distance-temps
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8220;The EO payload was an adaptation of HoodTech's field-proven Alticam 09EO1 product that offers National Imagery Interpretability Rating Scale (NIIRS) level 9 for airborne imagery from a 4,200 ft slant range, along with a continuous zoom MWIR payload based upon our Alticam 09MWIR2 product.
4 nm ground range from the target, with an open fire slant range of 6,300 ft, a cease-fire slant range of 5,000 ft, and desired open-fire airspeed of 450 KCAS.
A key parameter in interferometry is the perpendicular baseline (projection perpendicular to the slant range of the interferometer baseline).
6) AAI publicizes its POP 300 electro-optical and infrared payload capable of target detection at a slant range of 10 kilometers (km) and target recognition at a slant range of 7 km.
The HEI will explode and throw significant amounts of shrapnel even when fired from a 5 NM slant range, thus giving A-10 pilots 1,150 grenades that they can deliver with precision--extremely effective on small bodies of enemy troops.