point target


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point target

[′pȯint ‚tär·gət]
(electromagnetism)
In radar, an object which returns a target signal by reflection from a relatively simple discrete surface; such targets are ships, aircraft, projectiles, missiles, and buildings.
(ordnance)
A precise target of small dimensions.

point target

A target of such small dimension that it requires the accurate placement of an ordnance to neutralize or destroy it. An area target can consist of many point targets.
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In Section 2, the point target reference spectrum of moving targets with constant acceleration is derived.
Range: 300 meters max effective range for point target
Work completed in the northern area, approximately 50 km north of the town of Jacobina, includes completion of four diamond drill holes totaling 1,285 metres in the Entry Point target area and four holes totaling 807 metres in the Fumaca target area.
But when the object is penetrable or its size compares to the wavelength, it cannot be seen as a point target but an extended target.
Caersws Bala 1 3 THREE wins on the trot have re-energised Bala Town's campaign and manager Colin Caton has set his players a 45 point target to finish in the top 10.
In the figure, P is a point target with the position (x, r) in an imaged subswath, vs and [V.
The report also urged the ECB to move toward a full inflation target regime where a shift to a range of targets might be more meaningful than a point target inflation rate.
MICK McCARTHY last night set his Irish stars a 23 point target to qualify for next summers World Cup Finals.
VILLA chairman Doug Ellis last night set his side a 60 point target as they opened the back door to Europe with a fifth successive win.
He now rates Glenavon as safe from relegation, having set a 38 point target to achieve that goal.
5 miles east south-east of the Portage Zone and one mile south of the Sandy Point Target area.