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.

Military dictionary. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • target acquisition — A fighter or bomber pilot s sighting of his target, either visually or by radar • • • Main Entry: ↑acquire target acquisition see under ↑acquire • • • Main Entry: ↑target …   Useful english dictionary

  • Target acquisition — In the military, target acquisition denotes any process that provides detailed information about enemy forces and locates them with sufficient accuracy to permit continued monitoring or target designation and engagement.It includes target… …   Wikipedia

  • target acquisition — taikinio nustatymas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Taikinio aptikimas, atpažinimas ir vietos nustatymas, kad būtų galima veiksmingai panaudoti ginklus. atitikmenys: angl. target acquisition pranc. acquisition d’objectif …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • target acquisition — taikinio nustatymas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Taikinio aptikimas, atpažinimas ir vietos nustatymas, užtikrinantis veiksmingą ginklų naudojimą. atitikmenys: angl. target acquisition rus. определение цели …   Artilerijos terminų žodynas

  • target acquisition — i. The detection, identification, and location of a target in sufficient detail to permit the effective employment of weapons. ii. The process of optically, manually, mechanically, or electronically orienting a tracking system in the direction… …   Aviation dictionary

  • Target Acquisition Minefield Detection System — (ASTAMIDS) is the latest weapon in the fight against improvised explosive devices (IED). It will provide a Unit of Action (UA) asset that can be used in Tactical Operations in day or night to detect and locate surface obstacles and recently… …   Wikipedia

  • Target Acquisition and Designation System, Pilot Night Vision System — The Target Acquisition and Designation System, Pilot Night Vision System (TADS/PNVS) is the combined sensor and targeting unit fitted to the AH 64 Apache helicopter. It comprises two independent systems, described below: Target Acquisition and… …   Wikipedia

  • target acquisition system — noun a shipboard system for the detection and identification and location of a target with enough detail to permit effective weapon employment • Hypernyms: ↑shipboard system …   Useful english dictionary

  • Target Acquisition and Designation System — TADS, system in Apache helicopters that locks on to targets and controls laser guidance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Reconnaissance, Surveillance, and Target Acquisition (United States) — Reconnaissance, Surveillance, and Target Acquisition (RSTA), is a type of unit in the United States Army. Overview and makeupRSTA units are small reconnaissance units based on cavalry squadrons, and act both at the squadron (battalion) level as a …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”