The-definition.com

Definition

Ascent phase

Ascent phase refers to that portion of the flight of a ballistic missile or space vehicle that begins after powered flight and ends just prior to apogee.

Category: Defense Terms
Share it:  Cite

More from this Section

  • Assembly depot
    Assembly depot is the storage installation responsible for the physical functions of assembly, ...
  • Senior airfield authority
    Senior airfield authority refers to an individual, designated by the joint force commander ...
  • Weapons readiness state
    Weapons readiness state— The degree of readiness of air defense weapons which can become ...
  • Common-user ocean terminal
    Common-user ocean terminal refers to a military installation, part of a military installation, ...
  • Stabilized patient
    Stabilized patient is a patient whose airway is secured, hemorrhage is controlled, shock ...