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  • n. the location of the target that is to be hit


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  • The HOPE Village Initiative's initial target area consists of five neighborhoods around Focus: HOPE's main campus on Oakman Boulevard in Detroit.

    Automotive Headlines

  • The normal fighter-pilot determination would take him to the point where he could see his target area and be sure that there was not some freak hole that would allow him to sneak the force in and get the job done.

    Thud Ridge

  • I'm almost in the target area and I have the Spads at my two o'clock position.

    Thud Ridge

  • In the course of each new war, carrier fleet squadrons found themselves rediscovering basic truths: you don't make multiple passes at a defended target; you don't fly low into a target area where your aircraft are easily hit by smallarms or automatic weapons; you don't rely on your training in fleet air defense to support you in fighter-versus-fighter combat.

    On Yankee Station

  • He simply strode to the front of the small group of shooters assembled in the bleachers next to the benches under the bright Wyoming sun and said, Your insert was at 2200, you got to the target zone at 0500 in the dark after a long uphill, over-rock belly crawl, so you’ve no time to range the target area by light.

    A Bob Lee Swagger eBook Boxed Set

  • All six of the re-entry vehicles it carried (it is capable of carrying up to 10) hit the target area on the Kwajalein Missile Test Range.

    Strategic Air Command: People Aircraft and Missiles 2nd Edition

  • He stayed up on top and milled around over the target area trying in vain to locate his flightmate by visual or electronic means, until low fuel forced him to drop his bombs on a target of opportunity that he was able to see and head for home as he alerted the rescue forces that his wingman was among the missing.

    Thud Ridge


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