impact area


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impact area

An area having designated boundaries within the limits of which all ordnance will detonate or impact.
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There should be no harmful effects to communities, the environment or animals near the impact area.
Whitley Bay representative John O'Shea added: "I echo the statements made about the impact area being continued in Tynemouth, I'm sure they will welcome that - but also in Whitley Bay.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Jun 5 (ANI): The Indian Army has recovered empty ammunition of various kinds found in Pokharan Field which appear to be blinds recovered from impact area of the range.
Councillors Zafar Uddin and Linda Lewis say the shop falls within the town centre 'cumulative impact area'.
A common mistake I often see is golfers attempting to lift the ball into the air as they come into the impact area. This can lead to a variety of poor shots including striking the ground before the ball, hitting the top of the ball and weaker shots that come up short of the intended target.
West Midlands Police had opposed the plans saying that it was not "fully confident" that the new venue, which sits within what they call a "cumulative impact area", would not add to crime and disorder.
vvMendip Express almost unseated rider David Maxwell at the final ditch in the Foxhunter Trial at Fontwell and that gave the advantage to Impact Area.
However Northumbria Police have objected to his proposal as the take-away sits within Newcastle city centre's 'Cumulative Impact area' which means the licencing committee must take into account the wider impact of licensed premises concentrated in the area.
The accident occurred during regularly scheduled maintenance of the base's Zulu Impact Area, which is used for firing artillery and dropping bombs from aircraft during training, according to Cpl.
There, undoubtedly, will be a flurry of research activity in the "Superstorm" Sandy impact area on a myriad of disaster-related topics, across academic disciplines.
Scientists say they can't be sure when the satellite will turn up - putting it on a par with my satellite TV man - and can't pinpoint the impact area nearer than 6,000 miles - putting it on a par with my Spot The Ball entries.
The amount of influence a pipe burst will have on the surrounding soils and adjacent utilities is driven by the amount of expansion required and type of soil surrounding the "potential impact area."