damage assessment


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damage assessment

[′dam·ij ə‚ses·mənt]
(ordnance)
The result of examination of combat material, particularly aircraft, ships, and armored vehicles, after a simulated attack, to determine the category in which the damage resulting from the attack would be placed.

damage assessment

The determination of the effect of all air attacks on targets (e.g., bombs, guided missiles, rockets, or strafing). Battle damage assessment comprises physical damage assessment, functional damage assessment, and target system assessment. It considers the degree of neutralization as well as the duration for which a facility has been rendered nonfunctional. This assessment is usually made on the basis of visual, photo, or electronic reconnaissance. Also called battle damage assessment, or BDA.
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