ground position


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ground position

[′grau̇nd pə‚zish·ən]
(navigation)
A position on the spherical or spheroidal earth, particularly such a position vertically below an aircraft.

ground position

The position on the earth that is vertically below the aircraft.
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Although the Instrument of Accession of Aug 26, 1947 and Joint Resolution of the two Houses of Parliament of Jul 1994 place the whole of J& K with India, the actual ground position has emerged over the last 65 years commencing with Pakistan's invasion in 1947, the conflicts of 1965, 1971 and 1999 ( Kargil), as also the proxy war launched by Pakistan since 1989.
For journalists who are not familiar with the army's functioning to get a better idea of the ground position, they need to ask the army authorities after understanding the above explanation.
The lurking issue is India's insistence, and this was pointed out to me by the Army Chief as well, that its actual ground position should be recognized before a withdrawal can be considered.
QMC also has an enviable ground position on which to carry-out its planned exploration programme.
300 Plaza Drive, a senior ground position for a 161-key Holiday Inn; 400 Plaza Drive, Atrium II, a 255,000 s/f, multi-tenant office building, home to Hartz Mountain Industries corporate headquarters; 600 Plaza Drive, a 140,000 s/f mixed-use asset comprised of retail stores and restaurants and; 700 Plaza Drive, a 27,000s/f data center.
While analyzing satellite orbits for the same period of time when this change happened on the ground position, we found out that GPS satellite PRN23 disappeared from view at the very same second when the difference on ground position increases by 28.
The ground position today is that Pakistan has three turbines of 1.
Exalted, I recalled the events back at camp, and lo and behold, one of my friends using the same call had a spike charge his ground position later that evening.
Too many conservatives and members of the Republican establishment hate him, resenting his independence and maverick positioning, his adamant support for campaign finance reform, his opposition to President Bush on some high visibility issues such as his ban on torture of Iraq and terrorism detainees and his middle ground position on gun control.
Kelly's middle ground position on the moral status of the embryo also supports his moderate stand on the issue of stem cell research.