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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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We use the proposed method and the old imaging method [10] to handle the echoes from the point target P5 in the spotlight mode of the receiver, respectively.
In this study, actuator-assisted calibration was implemented on three point-based phantoms: (1) single cross wire phantom, (2) original collinear point target phantom, and (3) modified collinear point target phantom.
Figure 2 shows the range migration phenomena of a strong point target in the range-Doppler domain.
The closest slant range from the platform to the point target P([r.sub.0], [x.sub.0]) is [r.sub.0].
In bistatic SAR, assuming that radar transmits a linear frequency modulated (LFM) signal with chirp rate k and center frequency [f.sub.c], the echo from a single point target can be expressed as
Maximum effective range: Area target: 800 meters; point target: 1,800 meters with tripod.
Range: 300 meters max effective range for point target
The launchers give military and law enforcement officers the ability to deliver less-lethal rounds accurately to a point target at 50 meters.
'It wasn't pretty but this result will boost our confidence,' said Wilkinson, 'If we can take six points from our games against Cheltenham and Notts County we could be well on the way to our 50 point target.'
They achieved their coaches' aims by reaching their try bonus point target as early as the 27th minute.
'Latest forecasts continue to indicate that average inflation is likely to settle slightly below the 3 percent, plus or minus 1-percentage point target range in 2016 and rise toward the mid-point of the target range in 2017 and 2018.'
Latest forecasts indicate that average inflation is likely to settle near the lower edge of the 3.0 percent +- 1.0 percentage point target range in 2016 and rise toward the mid-point of the target range in 2017 and 2018.