down range

downrange

[adj. doun-reynj; adv. doun-reynj]
adjective, adverb Rocketry.
being in the designated path from a launch pad to the point on a course generally taken as the target: The signal was picked up by a downrange radar station.

Origin:
1950–55; down1 + range

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downrange (ˈdaʊnˈreɪndʒ)
 
adj, —adv
in the direction of the intended flight path of a rocket or missile

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