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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Ninety seconds after H-hour, an AC-130H gunship appeared over Rio Hato.
On December 19, Gen Stiner moved up H-hour by fifteen minutes, making it 0045 on December 20 (p.
[[phi].sub.d] is the proportion of h-hour intervals without rain and [n.sub.d] is the observed number of intervals.
The analytical expression of the Bartlett-Lewis rectangular pulse model that defines the average precipitation value in an h-hour interval is given by
In the 30 minutes following H-hour (6:30 a.m.) the water level rose 2.4 feet as the demolition teams struggled to place their explosives.
One published report indicated that an EF-111 may be credited with the first enemy aircraft kill at H-hour minus 15, near an Iraqi airfield.
At H-Hour, 731 Rangers jumped from seven C-141s and four C-130s onto Tocumen.
He returned to Coco Solo two hours later and gathered the key leaders and said, "H-Hour is tonight at 0100 hours." The air was heavy with tension.
It began jamming Iraqi radar twelve minutes before the 3 AM H-hour which marked the start of the war.
Clark set 23 May 1944 as D-Day and 0630 hours as H-Hour for breakout.
At least 30,000 allied airmen were in action, flying more than 13,000 sorties and dropping between 15,000 and 20,000 tons of bombs in the 24 hours up to H-hour and the landings.
No aerials were erected until the night before the assault and all sets were kept off the air until H-hour (the specific time at which an operation or exercise is due to commence).