intermediate objective


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intermediate objective

In land warfare, an area or feature between the line of departure and an objective which must be seized and/or held.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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The final step in linking the targeting process with the campaign plan was to reassess the intermediate objectives upon the successful completion of a target or after the occurrence of outside events that could have an influence on an intermediate objective.
For example, the number of times the buffer lacks a needed item and tip size can monitor the achievement of several intermediate objectives and their resulting actions.
To this end, it is fixing limit values for 2010 as an intermediate objective under the banner of a "progressive" approach.In its common position, adopted on March 8, 2021, the Council has fixed the limit values to be reached by 2010, at 120 micro-grammes per cubic metre (ug/m3) as a daily maximum for the average concentration of ozone over 8 hours, not to be exceeded more than 25 days a year.
The Commission is expected to propose a new intermediate objective of 0.51% of GNI to member states for 2010.
The Council and Commission agree on the need for a new qualitative leap with an intermediate objective of raising contributions to 0.55% of GDP.
It fixes limit values for 2010 as an intermediate objective under the banner of a "progressive" approach.In its common position, adopted on March 8, 2021, the Council fixed the limit values to be reached by 2010, at 120 micro-grammes per cubic metre (ug/m3) as a daily maximum for the average concentration of ozone over 8 hours, not to be exceeded more than 25 days a year.
Moreover, the intermediate objective of keeping the primary surplus at 6% of GDP throughout the period covered by the programme is welcome and should ensure steady reductions in the high level of government debt.
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