Attack heading

Attack heading refers to

1. The interceptor heading during the attack phase that will achieve the desired track-crossing angle.  

2. The assigned magnetic compass heading to be flown by aircraft during the delivery phase of an air strike.

Category: Defense Terms
Share it:  Cite

More from this Section

  • Sea state
    Sea state is a scale that categorizes the force of progressively higher seas by wave height. ...
  • Operations research
    Operations research is the analytical study of military problems undertaken to provide ...
  • Electromagnetic intrusion
    Electromagnetic intrusion is the intentional insertion of electromagnetic energy into ...
  • Resource management
    Resource management refers to a financial management function that provides advice and ...
  • Returned to military control
    Returned to military control means the status of a person whose casualty status of “duty ...