strategic target

strategic target

[strə′tē·jik ′tär·gət]
(ordnance)
Any installation, network, group of buildings, or the like, considered vital to a country's war-making capacity and singled out for attack.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Lastly, Barratt Developments plc, one of the UK's largest residential property development companies, acquired timber frame manufacturer Oregon Timber Frame to complement its strategic target of building up to 20 per cent of its homes by using an element of offsite construction, including timber frame by 2020.
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Jennings, president and CEO of JCH, said the wholesale broker, which has focused on worker's compensation since its inception, was a strategic target for JenCap.
'The successful test of the deeper zone on the Ubima-1 well is a significant step towards the company achieving a strategic target of a second producing asset,' added Maxwell.
He underlined that peace and the comprehensive solution are the strategic target a matter which would but an end to the sufferings of the affected person in the two areas.
"And so we see them as an important strategic target for which we have to make sure we're relevant.
JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia has no "strategic target" to reduce the number of foreign workers in the Kingdom as a way to cut unemployment among its citizens, the minister for labor and social development told a news conference on Tuesday.
There is "no strategic target" in place to reduce the number of expats in the kingdom, Saudi Arabia's labour minister reportedly said.
The paper described the area as "a strategic target of settlers for the past decade," Middle East Monitor said.
Ihsanoglu said the 57-member OIC has set a strategic target to boost trade volume between Muslim countries, which he said had increased to $570 billion form $200 billion in the past five years.
Gates steered a course between the Air Force's proposal for a single Strategic Command and the Navy's insistence on the status quo, establishing the Joint Strategic Target Planning Staff (JSTPS) at SAC Headquarters in Omaha.

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