battle formation


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battle formation

battle formation
A typical four-aircraft battle formation.
A formation consisting of two or more aircraft flown to meet the expected threat. Aircraft are usually in loose formation and provide mutual support and cross cover. Individual elements may be at different altitudes.
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The water-borne royal kathin procession on 22 October will consist of a flotilla of 52 traditional-style barges arranged in five columns, based on a battle formation from ancient times.
On his floor soldiers are arranged in battle formation across the carpet and his favourite XBox game involves recreating WWII action sequences.
He spent pounds 20,000 striking medals for those in the battle and planted trees in the grounds of his hall to replicate the battle formation.
The week-long schedule includes training with swords, shields and javelins, and the soldiers must learn how to set up camp, march in battle formation and cook over an open fire.
The secondary objective of the program was to test the sub-horizontal, stratigraphically controlled zone of mineralization lying within and at the contact of the Battle Formation identified by previous drilling and similar to mineralization mined on the adjacent Phoenix-Fortitude Property.
The figures were found in an underground vault of 12,000 square meters and comprised of more than 8000 terracotta sculptures depicting warriors and horses arranged in battle formation.
The Queen and Prince Philip, on the fifth day of their state visit to the People's Republic saw the figures ranged in battle formation in an excavated burial mound near Xlan,
A map shows the battle formation when the British fleet destroyed the combined fleets of France and Spain.
THICK BLUE LINE: Police in battle formation hold protesters at bay on Oxford Street London yesterday Picture by SIMON WALKER
In addition to the steeply-dipping Virgin Structural Zone mineralization, numerous drill holes also successfully intersected a distinct, separate, flat-lying style of stratigraphically controlled mineralization within the Battle Formation.
The detailed geophysical survey indicates that the geological contact between the Harmony and Battle Formation, which hosts the Bailey Day deposit and deposits further south, likely continues onto the central claim block of the Iris Property under the approximately 35 m (120 ft) of overburden.
Tertiary volcanic flows, a carbonate sequence, the Battle Formation, interpreted as Pennsylvanian/Permian and Valmy Formation of Ordovician age.

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