transitory target

transitory target

[′trans·ə‚tȯr·ē ′tär·gət]
(ordnance)
A target that obtains only for a limited period of time, as in the case of a troop concentration which may be dissipated in a short time.
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Imagery of transitory targets and unconventional facilities must be merged with other data and geospatially referenced to make useful intelligence.