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i. To enter into air-combat engagement with intruders.
ii. An aircraft making contact with an arrester barrier—engaging the barrier. See aircraft arresting barrier.
iii. Contact made by a hook with an arrester wire—engaging the wire. See aircraft arresting cable.
iv. In air defense, a fire control order used to direct or authorize units and/or weapon systems to fire on a designated target—engage the target.
v. In air-to-ground operations, to fire weapons against ground targets—engage the target.
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Abdul Malik Baloch while responding to resolution moved in the Balochistan Assembly seeking return of Khan of Kalat, said that he was engaged in dialogues with Khan of Kalat, Baloch militants and religious extremists for the cause of peace in the province.
QUETTA -- Balochistan Chief Minister, Dr Abdul Malik Baloch while responding to a resolution moved in the Balochistan Assembly seeking return of Khan of Kalat, said that he was engaged in dialogues with Khan of Kalat, Baloch militants and religious extremists for the cause of peace in the province.