position finding

position finding

[pə′zish·ən ‚fīnd·iŋ]
(ordnance)
The process of determining the position of a target with relation to the battery, and the determination of a future position upon which to direct the fire.
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The OSI techniques ranging from position finding to geophysical techniques that were implemented during IFE14 as well as cross cutting elements will also be addressed in this review.
The HexelOne[R] high pressure pipes are also available with diffusion barrier layers (SLA[R], conductive strips for position finding (DCT[R] and additional layers for leak detection(3L[R].
The Parliament reaffirmed its position finding it "embarrassing that the EU's code of conduct on weapon exports is still not legally binding" ten years after its development, while "unmonitored arms exports from EU members states continue without too many obstacles" (Paragraph 20).
Path finding and position finding, two key tasks, are discussed next.
The technologies included submersibles such as DSV Alvin (at WHOI), special ships for broad bathymetry, speedy and accurate position finding, deep-ocean-floor drilling, digital data processing, and the use of long-term, deep-ocean moorings.
Finally ethnographers must, at least to some extent, 'translate' significant field references into theoretical terms in order to position findings in relation to previous research.