altitude intercept

altitude intercept

[′al·tə‚tüd ′in·tər‚sept]
(engineering)

altitude difference

The difference between computed and observed altitudes, or between precomputed and sextant altitude. Also called altitude intercept.
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Crank the altitude bug to set in 4500 feet and once you begin the climb, an altitude intercept arc appears on the screen.
Also in the wargames, the home-made Third of Khordad air defense system which can trace and target fighter jets, bombers and cruise missiles upto 25,000 meters (almost 75,000f) in altitude intercepted a hypothetical emeny flying object with Sayyad (Hunter) missiles designed for mid-range and high-altitude air defense systems.
Also in the wargames, the home-made Third of Khordad air defense system which can trace and target fighter jets, bombers and cruise missiles up to 25,000 meters (almost 75,000f) in altitude intercepted a hypothetical enemy flying object with Sayyad (Hunter) missiles designed for mid-range and high-altitude air defense systems.