tactical target

tactical target

[′tak·tə·kəl ′tär·gət]
(ordnance)
Any physical object, person, group of persons, or position singled out for attack during the course of battle or tactical operations in order to reduce or destroy the enemy's ability to sustain combat operations.
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You cannot slaughter civilians with abandon from the skies and call it tactical target take-outs.
You're talking about hours in some cases, which by that time the particular tactical target left the area and or the aircraft has run out of fuel.
December 14, 2014 (KHARTOUM) -- The Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir underscored that his country is in dire need of national reconciliation and stressed that it represents a strategic direction for the government and not a tactical target that is necessitated by rapid changes on the political, economic and social levels.
Working with Red Jacket founder Will Hayden and his team, Mossberg has introduced the first of three firearms in the series: the MVP Red Jacket Tactical Target bolt-action rifle, 500 FLEX Red Jacket Turkey/Security Shotgun Combo and 590 Red Jacket Tactical shotgun.
The target line is fabricated with AR400 steel and comes in designs such as dueling trees, plate spinners, zombie silhouettes and a rimfire version of Salute's popular Spartan tactical target.
DIA also became responsible for the ATMP and the Tactical Target Materials Program (TTMP).
Both it and the Expert and the Para Tactical Target Rifle will be made in their new plant in Charlotte, North Carolina.
The Taliban surround it on all sides so it's a key tactical target and very important in the struggle to bring peace to this troubled country.
Their tactical target is to undermine the electoral process and stop us having our first elections.
The situation was total war and Dresden was a tactical target.

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