intercept point


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intercept point

The point to which an airborne vehicle is vectored or guided to complete an interception.
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When a threat is identified the optimal intercept point is automatically calculated, the countermeasures assembly is opened and an interceptor is launched which forms a 'beam' of fragments to intercept the threat at a range of 10 to 30 metres from the vehicle.
In order to do that, we'd have to make a wide arc through the thick brush as quickly as possible and get to the intercept point within a matter of minutes.
"After a long night and with a tired crew, we had a couple of hours of again trying to get the drill bit into the washover pipe at the intercept point," explained Gale Sarkozi, Mears' superintendent.
The PI3K pathway is a critical intercept point at the center of the mammalian cell signaling system, controlling multiple functions that contribute to the development and spread of cancer, including angiogenesis, apoptosis, migration, invasion and metastasis, and is mutated in cancer more frequently than any other cell signaling pathway.
The results show that the distortion intercept point is higher (less distortion) at low frequencies, especially for GaN semiconductor material due to its lower mobility and because in the HEMT, the gate-drain and gate-source circuit couples AC voltage to the gate, causing the 2DEG sheet density to vary with the applied signal.
Key parameters include low noise figure, high intercept point and wide dynamic range.
Brian insisted the ILS started outside of the published glideslope intercept point, and no S-turns or 360s were allowed.
A final approach fix (FAF) and/or a glideslope intercept point define the final approach segment depicted in the profile view on the approach plate.
The air-launched interceptor must attain a high velocity so that it can quickly close the distance to the predicted intercept point, yet retain the capability to maneuver to the precise target location.
The amplifier's third-order intercept point (I3IP) of +19dB is 16 dB above the IP1dB level, as shown in Figure 1.