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designator

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A typical designation for laser guided bomb.
i. A laser or other device pointed at a target to illuminate it so that the latter can send signals that weapons can home onto.
ii. A letter or a number given to each flight by a scheduled carrier.
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This new approach requires that reference designators or actual net names not be considered, but rather the connectivity and other attributes.
Peterson agreed that most forward air controllers today would like to have a combined laser target geo-locator and designator.
The company also builds the MX-15 1080p True HD variant, which offers a laser designator.
The sharing of a singular airline designator clearly illustrates the Caribbean Star/LIAT partnership in a tangible way for the first time and really puts a solid stamp of credibility on our efforts to date," said Skip Barnette, president and CEO of Caribbean Star Airlines.
Skylark I-LE, Block 2- is a small hand-launched UAS equipped with day/night stabilized payload, a laser pointer and/or designator, and a data link fully interoperable with the One System and Rover Remote Video Terminals (RVTs).
On a reciprocal basis, Turkish Airlines will add its TK designator code to Singapore Airlines-operated flights beyond Singapore to points in South East Asia and the Southwest Pacific.
The fighter aircraft turned on its laser designator, 'painting' the Iraqis with infrared light they were invisible to them but visible in the soldiers' night-vision goggles.
The airlines also said that, last week, they began a previously announced codesharing agreement under which American placed its AA designator code on Jet Airways flights to certain cities in India beyond the Jet Airways Delhi hub and Jet Airways placed its 9W designator code on certain American Airlines domestic flights out of New York's John F.
In its initial stage, Copa Airlines will place its designator code on AeroMexico-operated flights beyond Mexico City to 17 cities: Acapulco, Aguascalientes, Leon/Bajio, Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Culiacan, Cancun, Guadalajara, Hermosillo, Merida, Monterrey, Mazatlan, Puerto Vallarta, Los Cabos, Tijuana, Villahermosa and Ixtapa Zihuatanejo.
The Hunter's TV and infrared sensors and laser designator enabled the ground system operators to locate and laser-designate the targets for the Viper Strike engagement.
LRAS3 provides precise far-target location by incorporating advanced Second Generation Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) technology, a global positioning interferometer, an eye-safe laser range finder, a designator laser for guided weapons and a day video camera.