target vulnerability

target vulnerability

[′tär·gət ‚vəln·rə′bil·əd·ē]
(ordnance)
A factor considered in target selection that relates each potential target to a standard scale in terms of the degree to which it is considered vulnerable; each target is given a scale number.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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