Allied artillery units were often trained to fire their guns in a precise order, so that all shells would hit a target at the same time, delivering the maximum possible damage. This is given to the soldier or officer who requests a bombardment or an air strike.
A shorter TOT usually means a smaller or less important target, and the deployment of less artillery or aircraft. A longer TOT means that the target is large or extremely important, so preparations for a massive bombardment or air strike will take longer.
US Patent Issued to SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS on July 23 for "Image Forming Apparatus and Enlargement Display Method of Target Area Thereof" (South Korean Inventors)
Jul 23, 2013; ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 23 -- United States Patent no. 8,495,493, issued on July 23, was assigned to SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS Co. Ltd....