Attack Heading Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

attack heading

Term Source: JP 3-09.3 (Close Air Support) ?

1.) The assigned magnetic compass heading to be flown by aircraft during the delivery phase of an air strike.

2.) The interceptor heading during the attack phase that will achieve the desired track-crossing angle.

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 3-09.3: Close Air Support, updated July 2009

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


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