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Term Source: JP 3-01 (Countering Air and Missile Threats) ?

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.

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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


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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