target system assessment

target system assessment

The broad assessment of the overall impact and effectiveness of the full spectrum of military force applied against the operation of an enemy target system or total combat effectiveness (including significant subdivisions of the system) relative to the operational objectives established. See also target system.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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The purpose of TA within the AOC is to provide physical, functional and target system assessments that the [operational assessment team] will use to answer the following question, "Have our forces achieved the desired effects and ultimately, the JFACC's [joint force air component commander's] objectives?" The TA cell must be thoroughly familiar with JFACC objectives, the [operation plan], other component commanders' objectives, sortie allocation and target systems being analyzed.