targets of opportunity


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targets of opportunity

i. Targets visible to sensors or observers and within the range of weapons and against which fire has not been scheduled or requested.
ii. Targets that appear during combat and can be reached by weapons and against which fire has not been scheduled. Targets during search and strike missions fall into this category.
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Information and initiative have been the keys to the success of Targets of Opportunity.
We've been impressed with the city's efforts in this area," observes Bill Nussbaum, executive vice president of the Mark Winkler Company, one of the developer/land owners participating in the Targets of Opportunity program.
To date, seven significant urban stormwater BMP retrofit projects have been approved under Targets of Opportunity (descriptions of two representative projects accompany this article).
Although Targets of Opportunity evolved from one local government's effort to address its unique stormwater management needs, the program can be easily applied in any developed jurisdiction.