Height Of Burst Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
height of burst
1.) The vertical distance from the Earth's surface or target to the point of burst.
- also called HOB
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
Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
Term sourced from JP 3-41: Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Consequence Management, updated June 2012 View source document
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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