range determination

range determination

[′rānj di‚tər·mə¦nā·shən]
(ordnance)
Process of finding the distance between a gun and a target, usually by firing the gun, by estimating with the eye, by using a range-finding instrument, or by plotting.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Nevertheless, topo maps are a valuable tool for range determination. Using the rise and fall of the landscape and coordinating that with distances on your map allows the shooter to make an accurate estimation of how far an object is from your current position because all topo maps have a scale.
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The range determination is displayed in highly visible red LED numbers.
In September 1991, participants issued, signed, and received IFNs, initial and interim competitive range determination letters, model contracts, and final proposal revisions via the IBOP.