point defense


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point defense

The defense of a particular location or spot, such as a city or an airfield, as distinguished from an area defense or line defense.
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More than that, the intermediate utility of point defense would put the Russians at a disadvantage.
HEL weapons can provide point defense against surface and air threats both ashore and in a maritime environment.
Its primary mission, Kosnilk explained, is to provide light, mobile, in-port, short-term point defense for Navy ships, aircraft and other high-value assets in locations where U.
No ally has a missile shielding capability beyond basic point defense, and all rely on the United States to provide upper-tier protection of forward deployed multinational forces.
My priorities were an SA-6 and SA-8 providing point defense for the Salman Pak nuclear/bio facility.
69), has teamed with Hughes Aircraft, whose Electro-Optical Systems division provided detectors for the Navy's first IRS&T effort (the Improved Point Defense program).
Captain Kate Major, also a senior, plays a point defense position.