target acquisition system

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n target acquisition system a shipboard system for the detection and identification and location of a target with enough detail to permit effective weapon employment
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Usage


In news:

Siebel Systems CEO Tom Siebel said the company's motive for acquiring UpShot is similar to acquisitions it's made in the past, which is, "within a very short time to establish a commanding lead" in its target market.
The rover is now being prepared to move on in search of suitable targets for a compact rock drill, the final major sample acquisition system to be tested .
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In science:

The resulting pointing model has then to be built into the telescope or antenna control system, so that the demands to the servos are appropriately adjusted and accurate dead-reckoning acquisition of celestial targets brought about.
Evaluation of the ALMA Prototype Antennas
For each ob ject, a nearby offset star was used for acquisition, and in most cases a spectrum of the offset star was taken in order to measure the spatial proļ¬le of the system at a location close to the target.
New lensed quasars from the MUSCLES survey
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