target bearing


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Related to target bearing: true bearing, Relative bearing, bearing angle, Compass Bearing

target bearing

1. true--The true compass bearing of a target from a firing ship.
2. relative--The bearing of a target measured in the horizontal from the bow of one's own ship clockwise from 0 degrees to 360 degrees, or from the nose of one's own aircraft in hours of the clock.
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A system for the scanning of limited space and automatic determination of target bearings, in Materials of the III Scientific Conference "Directing the fire of air (anti-aircraft) defence systems", 25-27 May, 2004, Koszalin.
Target Bearings, which specialises in supplying bearings to hundreds of companies across the UK and Europe for use in power transmissions, pulley systems and conveyor lines, has leased a 20,342 sq ft unit on London and Cambridge Properties' Pensnett estate.
Target Bearings had been leasing a 14,000 sq ft unit in Oldbury since starting out in business in 1984.