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A typical designation for laser guided bomb.
i. A laser or other device pointed at a target to illuminate it so that the latter can send signals that weapons can home onto.
ii. A letter or a number given to each flight by a scheduled carrier.
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The first is that names are rigid designators, that is, they refer to the same object in every possible world.
Northrop Grumman said Monday it has been awarded a five-year contract valued at more than $98 million for procurement of about 940 laser designators and rangefinders for Special Operations Forces.
The next-generation presidential helicopter received its mission design series designator of VH-71A on 7 July.
An optional flame detector channel designator is selectable.
"The big issue was low collateral damage," recalls John Miller, director of ground systems at Northrop Grumman, A laser seeker projected by a lightweight laser designator rangefinder made the Viper Strike a precision weapon, he says.
One of the main changes is that "Hispanic" is not a race but an ethnic designator, e.g., you can be "White" or "Black" and still be Hispanic.
The target position data was obtained using Northrop Grumman's eye-safe Lightweight Laser Designator Rangefinder.
A: "Special access program" is just a designator within the Pentagon, usually for programs used to build weapons secretly, like the stealth bomber.
The ATFLIR pod consists of a targeting and navigation FLIR sensor, an electro-optical sensor, laser rangefinder and designator, and laser spot tracker.
"I was on a routine trip to Baghdad International Airport and saw a vehicle with Jason's unit's designator," said Eric, who's an infantryman with the 1st Armored Division's Company A, 2nd Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment.
The DOD has issued a proposed rule to amend the DFARS to eliminate the requirement that contract administration offices perform production surveillance on contractors with only "Criticality Designator C" (low-urgency) contracts.