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hardstand

[′härd‚stand]
(civil engineering)
A paved or stabilized area where vehicles or aircraft are parked.
Open ground area having a prepared surface and used for storage of material.
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The United Nations Procurement Division (UNPD) is seeking Expressions of Interest from reputable contractors to design and construct hardstand areas, surface water drainage system, power supply and water supply.
They also jump up at the bars and cover us with mud, so we decided to extend the hardstand before winter set in.
A prominent 1999 RAND study of the vulnerabilities to missile strikes of assets and personnel so deployed found that given typical hardstand spacing, a ballistic missile with a five-hundred-kilogram unitary warhead could in a direct hit destroy six fighters the size of F-15s.
If your trailer s not parked on hardstand, put dunnage under the tires to keep them from sinking and freezing into the ground.
Each battalion was allocated a hardstand building with four rooms for its CoIST cells requiring roughly four SIPRNet connections including Tactical Ground Reporting System , SVOIP phone, Advanced SINCGARS Improvement Program radio-simulator, and a workstation for e-mail and chat capability.
Construction works during the quarter have focused on completion of road and hardstand subbases, construction of concrete surfaces to roads and hardstands, along with stormwater drainage systems.
On Friday, Modi had sought five days time to prepare himself for the Governing Council meeting, which is expected to take a hardstand and even press for his removal.
A cargo facility with a capacity of 750,000 tonnes a year with eight hardstand aircraft parking bays.
The BMA for the amphibious landing force was an abandoned refrigeration plant with limited hardstand and no overhead concealment at Ajax Bay on San Carlos Water.
The Preeces have, in the past few years, built a hardstand extending 10 inches into what the Ruizs claim is their land, and moved their downpipe so the water now runs down his neighbours' wall.
For example, some of the ports have vast areas of paved hardstand where vehicles can be efficiently massed before being loaded or after being unloaded, while the assembly arms at other ports are not paved.
Elements that did not move to the training site operated at hardstand facilities to replicate field operations.