damage radius


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damage radius

[′dam·ij ‚rād·ē·əs]
(ordnance)
The distance at which, in terms of experience or theoretical calculations, certain types of damage can be expected from a specified type of explosive item.
In atomic explosion, the distance from ground zero at which there is a 50% probability that a target element susceptible to the weapon effect considered will be damaged.
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We have now removed the gunship FLIR view (the position is still available, just not the black/white view) and decreased the damage radius of cannon explosions.
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