H-hour


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AcronymDefinition
H-hourseaborne assault landing hour (US DoD)
H-hourspecific time an operation or exercise begins (US DoD)
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At H-hour minus twelve minutes, a four-man team led by TSgt.
Ninety seconds after H-hour, an AC-130H gunship appeared over Rio Hato.
At Torrijos-Tocumen, the 1st Ranger Battalion and one company of 3rd Rangers would jump into the airfield at H-hour, set for 0100 local, December 20.
The analytical expression of the Bartlett-Lewis rectangular pulse model that defines the average precipitation value in an h-hour interval is given by
h]) is the precipitation average in an h-hour interval (mm);
h]] are the precipitation variances in an h-hour interval ([mm.
This contingency had been addressed during the planning process: The brigade commander had stated that early activity would not initiate H-Hour prematurely, especially since the operation depended upon the synchronized arrival of other units flying in from the United States.
The situation rapidly degenerated into confusion well before H-Hour.
As 0200 approached, we were quite surprised to continue hearing persistent gunfire so long after H-Hour.