kill probability


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kill probability

[′kil ‚präb·ə‚bil·əd·ē]
(ordnance)
The probability that, given a hit, a single projectile or missile will kill the target against which it is fired.

kill probability

The probability of a single missile destroying the target. It is expressed as a percentage or a component of 1.
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Finally, some engagements were conducted in conditions when the kill probability was low, such as at too long a range.
In general, the emphasis in drone armament will thus continue to be on combining light weight and high single-shot kill probability.
The SA-16 theoretically had the SA-14's ECM resistance, but the dynamics of the missile greatly increased its overall kill probability.
The basic missile tested was the same 48N6-2 missile used in the S-300PMU-2 but with a new guidance algorithm that increased missile maneuverability and kill probability.
According to Kollmorgen, at 2400 metres the Mk 98 kill probability (presumably against a small target) is 60 per cent, compared to one percent for the Mk 88.
The capabilities of the optical-tracking system will be improved to increase the overall fire accuracy and kill probability.
In general, cannon provide a much higher kill probability than machine-guns, but they are more expensive and their increased range demands more sophisticated fire-control systems.
The kill probability is about 90% in cloudless or high-cloud conditions.
A new 9M31 IM missile (replacing the 9M311) with a range increased from 8 to 10 km and possessing a new radar proximity fuze in place of a laser proximity fuze, which increases the kill probability against cruise missiles
The system received digital, solid-state electronics, replacing legacy vacuum-tube-based, analog systems to increase reliability and maintainability, as well as boosting kill probability.
Thanks to all of these modifications, the system's kill probability is increased from 0.