arresting gear


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arresting gear

[ə′rest·iŋ ‚gir]
(naval architecture)
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On 11 August 1921, the practical development of carrier arresting gear began at NAS Hampton Roads, Va.
Now, 62 years after the creation of his rating, ABE3 Jeraun Thompkins is one of the arresting gear operators aboard USS Enterprise (CVN 65).
B) has been selected as part of the team led by General Atomics to participate in the System Design and Development (SDD) phase of the Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) Program for the US Navy.
Using the rough ground gouge I had figured out from the airfield diagram, I estimated the position of the arresting gear.
The United Kingdom recently decided to regenerate its tailhook carrier capability following the decision to procure an ail-F-35C Joint Strike Fighter fleet as well as catapults and arresting gear in the Queen Elizabeth-class carriers.
We sent a couple of pictures, the mosaic of our pictures from the deployment and an arresting gear socket," said Brown.
B), a diversified global provider of highly engineered products and services to the Motion Control, Flow Control and Metal Treatment industries, has announced that one of its companies, Curtiss-Wright Electromechanical Corporation (CW-EMD), has been awarded a development contract from the Naval Air Systems Command Aircraft Division as part of a team led by General Atomics for aircraft arresting gear for use on current and future aircraft carriers.
We noted that only our primary divert field had arresting gear.
Ford-class aircraft carrier now under construction with the new Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System and Advanced Arresting Gear.
The same principle applies to other event-limited items, such as launch-related components, arresting gear, struts, APUs, guns, and other items not based on flight hours.
It also will reduce the need for wind-over-deck landing operations, dumping unused stores and fuel before landing, and maintenance on carrier arresting gear and catapults.
Dash 2 called out their abort over the radio and engaged the long-field arresting gear.