time-sensitive targets

time-sensitive targets

Those targets requiring immediate response because they pose (or will soon pose) a danger to friendly forces or are highly lucrative, fleeting targets of opportunity. Also called TSTs.
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On Wednesday (21/09/2016) at (7:30) pm, Coalition Forces carried-out a mission on high-value and time-sensitive targets at the (Presidential Palace) in (Al-Hudaydah) governorate using guided bombs.
This feature makes ballistic missiles more suitable for attacking so-called time-sensitive targets, such as mobile missile launchers.
Given its significant loiter time, wide-range sensors, multi-mode communications suite, and precision weapons it provides a unique capability to perform strike, coordination, and reconnaissance against high-value, fleeting, and time-sensitive targets.
DARPA's Operational Fires, or OpFires, program seeks to develop a mobile missile system that would be capable of delivering a variety of tactical payloads to different ranges that could rapidly and precisely engage time-sensitive targets. The program will leverage and integrate ongoing investments being made in hypersonic tactical boost glide vehicles.
larger and more heavily-armed than the MQ-1 Predator and attacks time-sensitive targets with persistence and precision, to destroy or disable those targets," states www.af.com, the USAF's official website.
The deployment of the missile "could increase suddenness and effectivity of attacks" and land "crushing blows on time-sensitive targets like missile launchers and solid targets like command centres", it said.
Well, it brings survivability and it brings the ability to hit time-sensitive targets," Masiello said at the Air Force Association conference in September.
C is involved in several missions around Basra, including counter-mortar patrols, time-sensitive targets and security for the Basra Operations Center, a joint Iraqi and US installation.
forces with time-sensitive targets, and situations in which long-range strike systems would need to be able to reach deep targets from the last refueling point.
Doing so would speed the process of dynamic retasking and shorten the time required to respond to the ground commander's shifting priorities and time-sensitive targets.
Much like the Army targeting doctrine of D3A, Joint doctrine addresses and has a method for prosecuting time-sensitive targets. This process is known as F2T2EA, which stands for find, fix, track, target, engage, and assess.