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targeting

i. The process of selecting targets and matching suitable weapons to achieve the required degree of neutralization.
ii. The process of inserting position coordinates of fixed-surface targets into the guidance software of the aircraft or missile.
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Targeting that is based on thorough analysis of the environment and synchronized with desired effects will provide quantifiable successes in the COIN fight.
Such integration will enable sensors to detect, track, locate and identify mobile targets; provide timely targeting information to weapon platforms; and enable precision assessment of those attacks.
This is seen particularly in the gradualism all targeting countries have exercised when disinflating, as well as in the treatment by some countries of the inflation target's (implicit or explicit) floor on price movements as a stabilizing factor.
As stated in Joint Publication 3-60 Joint Targeting, "a high-value target is a target the enemy commander requires for the successful completion of the mission.
This article examines the targeting process and how engineer brigades operating in counterinsurgency or stability operating environments can benefit from using it.
Joint Publication 3-60, Joint Targeting, defines a target as "an entity or object considered for possible engagement or action." Field Manual (FM) 6-20-10, Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for the Targeting Process, describes targets as geographical areas, complexes, or installations planned for capture or destruction by military forces.
* The ROVER system is an example: streaming video from any aircraft targeting pod (SNIPER, LITENING, LANTIRN) is sent directly to a laptop on the ground.
Air Force senior leadership, however, concluded that doctrine on targeting should show the larger context into which it fits.
For example, in a recent transaction, the buyer, concerned with the cyclical nature of the seller's business and working capital, created a working capital adjustment targeting only the specific items with which the buyer was concerned.
Targeting the different-size quantum dots to various types of cancer cells raises the possibility of "detecting multiple tumor cells by using multiple colors labeled with different [cancer-seeking] antibodies," he adds.
The LRAS3 is a digital system, allowing it to export targeting information to the Army Battle Command System (ABCS).

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