Ascent Phase Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

ascent phase

Term Source: JP 3-01 (Countering Air and Missile Threats) ?

1.) That portion of the flight of a ballistic missile or space vehicle that begins after powered flight and ends just prior to apogee.

In the United States, military vocabulary is standardized by the Department of Defence. These terms are used by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.

Term Classification: operations

Source:

Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-01: Countering Air and Missile Threats, updated March 2012 View source document

This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015


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