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tar·get ac·qui·si·tion

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  1. Target acquisition

    Target Acquisition is the detection, identification, and location of a target in sufficient detail to permit the effective employment of lethal and non-lethal means. The term is used for a broad area of applications. A "target" here is an entity or object considered for possible engagement or other action. Targets include a wide array of resources that an enemy commander can use to conduct operations including mobile and stationary units, forces, equipment, capabilities, facilities, persons and functions. It may comprise target acquisition, Joint Targeting or Information Operations. Technically target acquisition may just denote the process of a weapon system to decide which object to lock on to, as opposed to surveillance on one and target tracking on the other side; for example in an anti-aircraft system.

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  1. target acquisition

    The detection, identification, and location of a target in sufficient detail to permit the effective employment of weapons. Also called TA. See also target analysis.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of target acquisition in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of target acquisition in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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  • اكتساب الهدفArabic
  • ZielerreichungGerman
  • लक्ष्य प्राप्तिHindi

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