H-hour


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H-hour

(āch′our′)
n.

[H (abbr. of hour) + hour.]

H-hour

n
(Military) military the specific hour at which any operation commences. Also called: zero hour

H-hour

See: times.
Translations

H-hour

n (Mil) → Stunde fX (für militärische Operationen)
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At H-hour minus twelve minutes, a four-man team led by TSgt.
The dry interval ratio is estimated by the ratio between the number of h-hour dry intervals and the total number of h-hour intervals in month k as follows:
As H-hour approached, soldiers went about their last-minute preparations.
To meet varying tidal conditions at the five assault beaches, H-hour -- the designated moment when the first waves of landing craft would grind ashore -- ranged from 6:30 to 7:55 a.
On the evening of January 16, 1991, 22 minutes before H-Hour, Air Force special operations Pave Low helicopters crossed into Iraq trailed by a flight of Army Apache helicopters, destroying key Iraqi radars and creating an air corridor for the following Coalition forces.
It began jamming Iraqi radar twelve minutes before the 3 AM H-hour which marked the start of the war.