Track Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
1.) To lock onto a point of radiation and obtain guidance therefrom.
2.) A series of related contacts displayed on a data display console or other display device.
3.) The actual path of an aircraft above or a ship on the surface of the Earth.
4.) To display or record the successive positions of a moving object.
5.) To keep a gun properly aimed, or to point continuously a target-locating instrument at a moving target.
- related flatrack
- related track correlation
- related tracking
- related force tracking
- related track management
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 3-01: Countering Air and Missile Threats, updated March 2012 View source document
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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