fin stabilization

fin stabilization

[′fin ‚stā·bə·lə′zā·shən]
(ordnance)
Method of stabilizing a projectile (as a rocket, bomb, or missile) during flight by the aerodynamic use of protruding fins.
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These include, inter alia,- Maintenance, inspections and repairs on various equipment (eg pump units including electric motor, electrical machinery / electric motors, dampers, valves, piping, fire extinguishing system, fin stabilization system, rotary vane steering gear, ventilation systems, hot water system and compressed air system).