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target acquisition

The detection, identification, and location of a target in sufficient detail to permit the effective employment of weapons. Also called TA. See also target analysis.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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The riflescope features an M855A1 Bullet Drop Compensation illuminated reticle with holds for CQB to medium-range engagements and an ultra-bright red Hellfire fiber optic illumination system for fast daylight target acquisition, among other features.
Management anticipates the approximate USD 1.2m in average annual revenue that comes with the target acquisition announced TODAY will rapidly ramp up exponentially as more frontier and emerging market MVNO's are signed in conjunction with Ciao's aggressive marketing campaign.
The Target acquisitions will be operated through a store within-a-store format under the CVS/pharmacy banner.
On one hand, the end position of the midcourse guidance influences the target acquisition probability; on the other hand it affects the terminal guidance accuracy.
The AR-536 is intended for police, military, and competition shooters who want additional range as well as fast target acquisition. The etched-on black reticle with red or green illumination (10 settings) offers fast response to intermediate targets and precision shooting at longer distances.
Quite apart from the fact that logistic and technical support are functions that are an integral part of the military and industrial system, target acquisition is entrusted to vehicles that are for the most part equipped with sensors that allow them to pinpoint a target and send coordinate grids up the command chain, not to mention
Through hard experience, we've found this advice will make life so much easier for improved target acquisition system (ITAS) units:
THE army is looking to strengthen the " eyes and ears" of its frontier commanders, packing the formations with a range of surveillance and target acquisition devices.
It features a large 30mm diameter lens for rapid target acquisition with both eyes open and it can be ordered with optional reticles - dot, triangle, open-x and bullseye.
The scope offers unlimited eye relief, so target acquisition is fast and easy under any shooting conditions.
The deal is part of a nationwide pounds 150 million Surveillance and Target Acquisition (STA) Package, part of the Future Integrated Soldier Technology (FIST) programme.
The Raytheon Company has awarded Saft a $13 million contract to supply its rechargeable lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery systems for the Improved Target Acquisition System (ITAS).

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