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 we got to the spot I guessed to be our intercept point, I stopped to catch my breath and wipe the water off my scope as best I could.
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.
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 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.
2], the more frequent virus (Fpop40) is [similar to] 116 times more frequent at that intercept point than the rare one (wild-type).
The new two-stage LNAs offer a high overall third-order output intercept point (OIP3), enabling lower distortion and increased stability through temperature changes.
With the KLIN innovation, the IDT F1455 family of high-gain, high-linearity transmitter VGAs maintains a high 38 dBm output third order intercept point (OIP3) for the first 12 dB of gain control range, providing greater dynamic range for the system.
The glideslope intercept point is the FAF for the ILS, and is a plumb-bob point on the ground where the perfect glideslope beam intersects an altitude along the intermediate segment from a perfect altimeter on a standard day.
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.