Maneuvers


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Maneuvers

 

large-scale, two-sided troop (naval or aviation) exercises conducted under conditions which approximate those of combat; the highest form of tactical and operational training for troops, commanders, and staffs of large units and commands. A leader, control staff, and umpires are appointed for conducting maneuvers. The maneuvers conclude with a review of the actions of the participants.

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6 and sustained continuous 10g maneuvers at an altitude of 15 feet throughout the last 15 miles of flight.
Aircraft can also maneuver more quickly than the terrain-following systems can ``see'' in front of them.
Shahram Irani as saying the fleet will have presence in the maneuver that will began on Tuesday east of the strategic Strait of Hormuz, through which one fifth of the world's oil supply passes.
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The "Sarallah" air defense maneuvers were aimed at improving Iran's integrated network of air defense with a focus on advanced defensive strategies.
A statement issued by the Ministry of Defense stated that "the maneuver, conducted by the 9th IA Division in Basmaya District-southern Baghdad, supported by artillery battery, Iraqi surveillance planes which supplied the command chamber of the maneuver with photos of the maneuver field and other intelligence as well as the fire back up provided by the helicopters.
In preparation for the precision roll maneuvers, Voyager engineers performed a series of test maneuvers prior to the main repositioning event, similar to an athlete training for a major competition.
Summary: BEIRUT: Political maneuvers against Hezbollah aimed at destroying its image in Lebanon will continue in different ways, said former Deputy Speaker Elie Ferzli Sunday.
But unlike previous war games in which Iran boasted of weapons advances, the latest maneuvers were largely held under wraps.
In the current maneuvers, named "Invincible Spirit", the Navy and Air Force are involved and are using the nuclear aircraft carrier George Washington, nearly 20 warships and 200 aircraft, including the advanced fighter aircraft F-22 Raptor, which is appearing for the first time in South Korea.
The main maneuver is defensive, with very limited offensive maneuvers when its reserve (response force or TCF) is employed to counter or spoil the threat.