impact point

impact point

i. The point of the drop zone where the first parachutist or air-dropped load is expected to impact.
ii. The point at which bombs or other weapons are expected to impact.
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"We assume it's a flat pond with ripples spreading out in perfect circles from the impact point," Ingersoll says.
The Izod impact point is thus 90 [degrees] against the orientation while the Gardner impact point is on top of the orientation and sees the orientational flow in both the parallel and perpendicular directions.
The adjustments are internal, calibrated so that each click makes a 1/4-inch change in the bullet impact point at 100 yards.
Today's launch with impact point in Arabian sea was witnessed by senior officers from strategic plans division, strategic forces, scientists and engineers of strategic organizations.
Senior officers from the Strategic Plans Division (SPD), strategic forces, scientists and engineers of strategic organizations witnessed the launch with its impact point in the Arabian Sea.
The successful flight test with its impact point in the Arabian Sea, validating all the desired parameters was witnessed by senior officers from Strategic Plans Division, Strategic Forces, Scientists and Engineers of Strategic Organizations.
"The entire trajectory of the trial tracked by a battery of sophisticated radars, telemetry observation stations, electro-optic instruments and naval ships located near the impact point in the down range area of the sea," said a DRDO scientist.
It demonstrated the ability to home in on its target by diving towards a pre- designated impact point in the Bay of Bengal.
The initial impact point was at an elevation of 2980 feet msl.
At the impact point, there was virtually sheet ice."
A Deep scar in the earth marks the impact point of the horrific Red Arrows crash that killed a brave pilot last Saturday.
I would mention that it shows the end of the runway or impact point even if you were approaching virtually horizontally.