military grid


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military grid

[′mil·i‚ter·ē ′grid]
(mapping)
Two sets of parallel lines intersecting at right angles and forming squares; superimposed on maps or charts in an accurate and consistent manner to permit identification of ground locations with respect to other locations and the computation of direction and distance to other points.

military grid

military grid
Two sets of parallel lines intersecting at right angles and forming squares. The grid is superimposed on maps, charts, and other similar representations of the surface of the earth in an accurate and consistent manner to permit identification of ground locations with respect to other locations and the computation of direction and distance to other points. See also GEOREF.
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This is due to the message format--it only includes the military grid reference systems grid for each unit, and the unit's UIC.
All of these models are loaded with Iraq street maps and our Garmin models are compatible with military grid reference systems (MGRS)," commented Colonel Powers.
Most of the militants near the Height 812 were killed or wounded and the remaining terrorists withdrew the battle zone leaving behind their military grid," the sources added.
Inxight SmartDiscovery(TM) Extraction Server (SDX), powered by Inxight ThingFinder(R), is a high-throughput, massively scalable solution for text analytics in more than 30 languages, including Arabic, Farsi and Korean, that automatically identifies and tags more than 40 entity types in a document, including weapons, facilities, vehicles, geocoordinates and Military Grid Reference System (MGRS) numbers.
These units have the ability to display Military Grid Reference System (MGRS), in addition to LAT/LONG coordinates.
This model based on the Garmin GPSMAP 276C is specialty loaded with the Military Grid Reference System (MGRS) allowing the Marines to read military grid coordinates and military maps on the screen.
The ISIL strongholds in al-Sukhneh, the area surrounding Palmyra, al-Sawaneh and Khneifis near Homs city were bombed by the Syrian fighter jets, which claimed the lives of many terrorists and destroyed their military grid.
The sources said that the Syrian army, the National Defense Forces (NDF) and Hezbollah troops, in fresh rounds of joint operations, targeted the strongholds of the militant groups, mainly the ISIL, in different regions of Damascus, Aleppo, Homs, Lattakia and Quneitra provinces, inflicting large casualties on the terrorists and destroying their military grid.
The sources further added that the militant groups suffered heavy death toll and damage on their military grid in the Syrian forces' operations.
The Russian warplanes targeted the ISIL camp with many bombs and missiles, which ended in the killing or wounding of many militants and destruction of a large number of their military grid.
The Takfiri terrorists' centers South of Zanobia School and police building came under offensive of the Syrian soldiers, which ended in destruction of the terrorists' military grid and their heavy casualties.
The positions of the ISIL Takfiri terrorists came under massive joint attacks of the Syrian and Russian bombers, which ended in destruction of the militants' military grid and their heavy casualties.

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