Terminal Control Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
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.
- see also terminal guidance
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
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