Target Of Opportunity Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
target of opportunity
1.) A target identified too late, or not selected for action in time, to be included in deliberate targeting that, when detected or located, meets criteria specific to achieving objectives and is processed using dynamic targeting.
2.) A target visible to a surface or air sensor or observer, which is within range of available weapons and against which fire has not been scheduled or requested.
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Term Classification: operations
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