target spotter

target spotter

[′tär·gət ‚späd·ər]
(ordnance)
Small, black metal disk attached to a target in practice shooting to show the shooter exactly where the bullet has hit.
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He claimed both arrested men had Russian passports "and one was so clever that he brought his army tickets with him where his army job is written - target spotter.
He claimed both arrested men had Russian passports "and one of them was so clever that he brought his army tickets with him where his army job is written - target spotter.
Alas, all this good news is tempered by the realities of today's wars where massive air power has been negated by the absence of reliable target spotters on the ground.
Ripley said it was also possible that US target spotters could be operating alongside the YPG on the ground in Kobani, but unlikely, because of the high risk to the operation if they were injured or captured.