Terminal Control Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

terminal control

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

1.) Any electronic, mechanical, or visual control given to aircraft to facilitate target acquisition and resolution.

2.) The authority to direct aircraft to maneuver into a position to deliver ordnance, passengers, or cargo to a specific location or target. Terminal control is a type of air control.

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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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