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downrange

[′dau̇n‚rānj]
(aerospace engineering)
Any area along the flight course of a rocket or missile test range.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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All this compulsive quality control results in some uncanny consistency downrange.
The number of downrange samples of each channel is 128; thus the total number of downrange samples is 256 which is much less than that in conventional pulse compression algorithms under the Shannon-Nyquist sampling theorem, such as MF.
Dealers, the Downrange Tomahawk is a great sale to your L.E.
Finally, Dennis Duke, Dana Sims, and James Pharmer take us downrange, discussing how workload task analysis can help the decision-making process for developing warfighter training systems.
In the extreme case of a near-grazing impact, a ricochet occurs, and the impactor (or parts of it) skips back above the surface before landing downrange. In some cases, the ricocheting projectile and some of the entrained surface rock escapes the Moon's gravity, entering orbit around Earth.
New high-velocity loadings coupled with greater hull capacity carrying heavier charges and larger pellets offer wicked downrange performance on ducks and geese.
Micek is now ready to tackle another challenge--testing his warrior skills downrange. He has extended his tour with the 615th Military Police Company so that he can accompany them on their upcoming deployment.
Tungsten, because of its ultra-high density, maintains hard-hitting velocity farther downrange. Originally developed for waterfowl hunters, the ability to greatly increase range and energy excited turkey hunters, too.
FINANCIAL security at home can mean one less distraction for Soldiers downrange.
The LaserLyte Laser Trainer is safe and efficient, using a hammer-activated (sound activated) laser that appears on the target downrange, giving instant results.
The term "downrange" is commonly used in the military and is synonymous with "theater of operations," "Iraq," or "Afghanistan." Mental health teams of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurse practitioners, and mental health technicians have been deployed with fighting forces since the conflicts began in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Sailors, Airmen, and civilians from several Rota commands helped transport the 101st equipment from a Military Sealift Command (MSC) ship, USNS Pililaau (T-AKR 304), moored at the Rota pier to awaiting Air Force C-5s on the flight line which, in turn, flew the helicopters and equipment downrange. The 82nd aircraft and equipment was then redeployed utilizing the MSC ship, USNS Seay (T-AKR 302).