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medium-range ballistic missile

A ballistic missile with a range capability from about 600 to 1,500 nautical miles.

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space surveillance

The observation of space and of the activities occurring in space.

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synchronized clock

A technique of timing the delivery of fires by placing all units on a common time. The synchronized clock uses a specific hour and minute based on either local or universal time. Local time is established using the local time zone.

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National Capital Region

A geographic area encompassing the District of Columbia and eleven local jurisdictions in the State of Maryland and the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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Effective time of announcement by the Secretary of Defense to the Military Departments of a decision to mobilize Reserve units.

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