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Target Acquisition Battery

Definition/Scope: (DOD, NATO) The detection, identification, and location of a target in sufficient detail to permit the effective employment of weapons. There are several types of acquisition batteries: heavy division TAB, Divisional MLRS TAB, IBCT TAP and a separate brigade TAP. FM 1-02

Used For:

Fires WFF



Broader Terms:

Field Artillery
Fires WFF
weapons locating radar

Narrower Terms:

Divisional MLRS Target Acquisition Battery
Fire Direction Center
Fire Support Officer
fire support plan
Heavy Division Target Acquisition Battery
indirect fire support
Separate Brigade Target Acquisition Platoon

Related Terms:

Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company
Fire Support Coordinator
target analysis

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