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plotting board

[′pläd·iŋ ‚bȯrd]
(engineering)
The surface portion of a plotter, on which graphs are recorded. Also known as plotting table.

plotting board

plotting board
Plots of aircraft tracks on a plotting board.
A large vertical or horizontal board upon which the position, the track, and other information of one's own and hostile aircraft are shown with respect to coordinates or reference points.
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The M16 plotting board remains the best tool we have to help our Infantry mortar leaders conceptualize the synchronization between the three elements of a commander's indirect fire support team.
He uses either the MFCS or the plotting board to refine the firing data based on the observer's corrections.
I cannot stress enough the importance of knowing the plotting board for manual computations of firing data.
In order for the squad leaders to set up their plotting boards, the platoon leader must issue the "grid intersection" for the plotting board, a direction of fire, a referred deflection, and the target location.
The DOF is indexed on the plotting board outlining the perpendicular azimuth.
All the marker pens on the plotting boards just stopped,'' Thompson wrote.
This manual is divided into four parts: Introduction and Fundamentals of Mortar Gunnery, Fire Direction Center, Mortar Ballistic Computer, and M16 and M19 Plotting Boards.