Targeting (warfare)
Targeting is the process of selecting objects or installations to be attacked, taken, or destroyed in warfare. Targeting systematically analyzes and prioritizes targets and matches appropriate lethal ...
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Targeting pods
Targeting pods are target designation tools used by ground-attack aircraft for identifying targets and guiding precision guided munitions (PGM) such as laser-guided bombs to those targets. The first t...
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Weapon guidance
Missile guidance refers to a variety of methods of guiding a missile or a guided bomb to its intended target. The missile's target accuracy is a critical factor for its effectiveness. Guidance systems...
Counter-battery radar
A counter-battery radar (alternatively Weapon Tracking Radar or Target Acquisition Radar) is a mobile radar system that detects artillery projectiles fired by one or more guns, howitzers, mortars or r...
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Type 704 Radar
The Type 704 is a counter-battery radar designed to accurately locate the hostile artillery, rocket and ground-to-ground missile launcher immediately after the firing of enemy, and support friendly ar...
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Cannon-launched guided projectile
Cannon-launched guided projectiles are precision-guided munitions launched by conventional tube artillery and guns. Cannon Launched Guided Projectiles commonly referred to by the abbreviation CLGP are...
Staring array
A staring array, staring-plane array, focal-plane array (FPA), or focal-plane is an image sensing device consisting of an array (typically rectangular) of light-sensing pixels at the focal plane of a ...
Target drone
A target drone is an unmanned aerial vehicle, generally remote controlled, usually used in the training of anti-aircraft crews.One of the earliest drones was the British DH.82 Queen Bee, operational f...
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AN/TPQ-53 Quick Reaction Capability Radar
AN/TPQ-53 Quick Reaction Capability Radar is a mobile Active electronically scanned array counter-battery radar system manufactured by Lockheed Martin.The Radar is specifically designed to locate the ...
Reflectivity range
Reflectivity range is the term used in X-ray reflectometry and several other radar-related or emission related sciences to describe the range at which reflected emissions become indecipherable due to ...
Point target
A point target is:Targets such as city buildings, and targets in the midst of many non-targets are considered to be point targets. When attacking point targets, weapons with only the necessary amount ...
SMKB
The SMKB (Smart-MK-Bomb) is a guidance kit that turns a standard Mk 82 (500 lbs) and Mk 83 (1.000 lbs) into a Precision-guided weapon, respectively called SMKB-82 and SMKB-83. The kit provid...
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Guided bomb
A guided bomb (also known as a smart bomb, guided bomb unit, or GBU) is a precision-guided munition designed to achieve a smaller Circular error probable.Because the damage effects of explosive weapon...
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Intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition, and reconnaissance
ISTAR stands for information, surveillance, target acquisition, and reconnaissance. In its macroscopic sense, ISTAR is a practice that links several battlefield functions together to assist a combat f...
AN/AAS-38
The Lockheed Martin AN/AAS-38 "Nitehawk" is a FLIR & laser designation & tracker pod system for use with laser-guided munitions.The "Nighthawk" has been used with the F/A-18 Hornet, and has pr...
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Terminal guidance
In the field of weaponry, terminal guidance refers to any guidance system that is primarily or solely active during the "terminal phase", just before the weapon impacts its target. The term is general...
Range ambiguity resolution
Range ambiguity resolution is a technique used with medium Pulse repetition frequency (PRF) radar to obtain range information for distances that exceed the distance between transmit pulses. This signa...
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SAGEM Sigma 30
The Sigma 30 is an inertial navigation system produced by SAGEM for use with artillery applications including howitzers, multiple rocket launchers, mortars and light guns. It is currently produced fo...
Network Enabled Weapon
Network Enabled Weapons, or NEW, are a class of air-to-ground precision-guided munitions in development by a number of countries. A derivative of GPS-guided weapons, which are guided to a specific co...
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US Radar
US Radar is a manufacturer and distributor of Surface Penetrating Radar (SPR), also known as ground penetrating radar (GPR), systems.
US Radar Inc. is a manufacturer and innovator of ground penetr...
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Stealth technology
Stealth technology also termed LO technology (low observable technology) is a sub-discipline of military tactics and passive electronic countermeasures, which cover a range of techniques used with per...
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Scalable agile beam radar
The Northrop Grumman Scalable Agile Beam Radar (SABR) is a full-performance fire control radar for F-16 and other aircraft. SABR offers all the advantages of a multi-function active electronically sca...
CARVER matrix
The CARVER matrix was developed by the United States special operations forces during the Vietnam War. CARVER is an acronym that stands for Criticality, Accessibility, Recuperability, Vulnerability, ...
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Precision bombing
Precision bombing refers to the attempted aerial bombing of a target with some degree of accuracy, with the aim of limiting collateral damage. An example would be destroying a single building in a bui...
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Strategic bombing
Strategic bombing is a military strategy used in a total war with the goal of defeating the enemy by destroying their morale or their economic ability to produce and transport materiel to the theatres...
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Radar
Radar is an object-detection system that uses radio waves to determine the range, altitude, direction, or speed of objects. It can be used to detect aircraft, ships, spacecraft, guided missiles, motor...
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