immediate targets

Related to immediate targets: Intermediate Target

immediate targets

Targets that have been identified too late, or not selected for action in time to be included in the normal targeting process, and therefore have not been scheduled. Immediate targets have two subcategories: unplanned and unanticipated. See also target.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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The CM said that short term, mid-term and long-term goals had been set under the new policy which would be enforced in three months, six months and one year, respectively whereas the immediate targets like clean and green Peshawar would be implemented immediately.
He said winners of especially large sums of money can often become the focus of unwanted attention and can become immediate targets for burglary, theft or even unfair expectations from distant friends and family members for monetary assistance.
So far, neither side has been able to reach its immediate targets. The Central Government has suffered cash flow problems, burdened by low oil prices and the war against the Islamic State.
Immediate targets reportedly include two of the men tipped to take over from bin Laden, Yemen-based US-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki and Egyptian Ayman al-Zawahiri, who was al-Qaeda's No 2.
He said: "We are drilling intensively with two diamond core rigs and we will look to expand this as our understanding of the immediate targets improves.
Bookmaker reaction left Solwhit at a top-priced 12-1 for the Stan James Champion Hurdle, but in the immediate aftermath of yesterday's two-and-a-half-length win from Voler La Vedette, Byrnes was talking of more immediate targets for his stable star.
Immediate targets for B&M are Merthyr Tydfil, Bridgend, Caerphilly, Swansea, Aberdare, Cwmbran, a second unit in Newport, Cardiff, Risca, Port Talbot and Pontypridd.
Keegan has spent the 16 months based in Scotland at his Soccer Circus business and one of his immediate targets will be Dundee United's Barry Robson.
He says his two immediate targets for the coming year are pounds 100 for the Macmillan Nurses and pounds 1,000 for the region's annual trip to Lourdes.
Targets can be categorized into two broad groups based on their relative mobility and targetability by assets assigned by the air tasking order, as either preplanned or immediate targets.
Both Harvey and Scott declined to identify immediate targets, but Harvey mentioned "expanding opportunities" in Italy and Spain.
One of his immediate targets is understood to be Nottingham Forest midfield star Chris Bart-Williams, whom he signed for pounds 2.5m when he was boss at the City Ground.

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