composite track

composite track

[kəm′päz·ət ′trak]
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A modified great-circle track consisting of an initial great-circle track from the point of departure with its vertex on a limiting parallel of latitude; a parallel-sailing track from this vertex along the limiting parallel to the vertex of a final great-circle track passing through the destination.
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Using measurement data from the Patriot radar, the IBCS track manager established a composite track on the ballistic missile.
He installed 100 percent recyclable steel crossties, recycled plastic composite track crossings and used triple oil separators for stormwater pretreatment to protect retention basins.
Phil Mittleman, Managing Partner & Chief Operating Officer commented, "We are proud to have reached the ten-year milestone for our GIPS([R]) verified composite track record, and to be recognized for the long-term outperformance that we have generated for our clients.
CEC is a sensor-netting system that consolidates the data from various ship-based and aircraft-based radar and creates a composite track of each target.
5 billion in assets under management at MacKay Shields, the team holds a composite track record dating back to 1997.
Although SSDS Mk 2 will not improve the capability of individual sensors, it enhances target tracking by integrating the inputs from several different sensors to form a composite track.
CEC significantly improves battle force anti-aircraft warfare (AAW) capabilities by integrating the sensor data of cooperating ships and aircraft into a single, real-time, fire-control-quality composite track picture that supports integrated engagements.
To help the fleet defend against advanced threats such as cruise missiles, CEC generates a composite track for each air-space object.
Specifically, Surmet and their research team will design, develop and laboratory test a light-weight composite track for a 25-ton combat vehicle for TARDEC.
The new standard does not cover the construction of composite track records, which Collie views as the next step once the existing "T standard" is fully accepted and in practice.
Launched in 1997, the S&P REIT Composite tracks the market performance of U.
The Composite tracks the aggregate market value of the 15 companies, while the Index tracks the same companies in an index methodology similar to that of the Standard & Poors 500 Index.