release altitude


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release altitude

Altitude of an aircraft above the ground at the time of release of bombs, rockets, missiles, tow targets, etc.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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He had not set proper altitude warning cues and passed the release altitude in a steep dive.
On my first roll-in, I noticed my preplanned no-lower-than (NLT) release altitude rapidly coming up, without any SMS-generated release cue in sight.
The Royal Air Force was one of the services badly affected by the adverse weather, the effects of which were exacerbated by a 15,000 ft minimum weapon release altitude, a limit dictated by the threat of the Serbs' air defence systems.