aircraft arresting gear


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aircraft arresting gear

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A device used to engage hook-equipped aircraft to absorb the forward momentum of a routine or an emergency landing or an aborted takeoff.
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The aircraft arresting gear system will be designed for retrofitting on current CVN 68 class aircraft carriers and forward fit for use on the next generation CVN 21 class carriers.
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