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AMBUSH

(language)
A language for linear programming problems in a materials processing and transportation network.

["AMBUSH - An Advanced Model Builder for Linear Programming", T.R. White et al, National Petroleum Refiners Assoc Comp Conf (Nov 1971)].

Ambush

 

the positioning of an army unit or of partisans, prepared well in advance and thoroughly camouflaged, on the most probable route of advance of an enemy with a view to defeating the enemy with a sudden strike, capturing prisoners, and destroying combat equipment. The Russian word for ambush, zasada, denoted the garrison in the cities of the Russian state of the 16th and 17th centuries. The zasada was headed by a voevoda (military commander or governor).

What does it mean when you dream about an ambush?

An ambush is a surprise attack. Concretely, it may represent some unpleasant surprise or unanticipated turn for the worse in one’s life. If one was headed for a clear destination at the time of the ambush, it may represent a sense of being blocked. Ambushes may also be more general symbols of sudden loss and emotional upheaval.

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Buday and his companions were on a Toyota Revo and were heading to Dungguan via Layog village after attending a meeting of the Municipal Anti-Drug Abuse Council at the town hall of Datu Montawal when they were ambushed.
According to a local report, the Syrian convoy, which was comprised of mostly military personnel from the National Defense Forces (NDF), were traveling along this roadway when a group of Islamic State terrorists ambushed their troops.
In a 26-page decision by the Taguig City Regional Trial Court Branch 153, the prosecution failed to present other evidence to prove that Torres and Pasoot were involved in the ambush.
Preliminary examination revealed that the accused is a member of proscribed terrorist organisation Revolutionary People's Front (RPF)/ People's Liberation Army (PLA) and was presently a constituent of 252 mobile battalion and was second in command of RPF/PLA and MNF party that jointly laid ambush on the party.
The victims were returning home from Humayun town by a motorcycle when they were ambushed by the armed men belonging to their rival group, led by Haji Mohammed Nawaz MarAfani, SHO of the Humayun police station Shahnawaz Mahar told local reporters.
"Mayor Lakambini Reluya has been receiving threats before last Tuesday's ambush, said Chief Supt.
Also killed during the ambush was Michael Ulep, Concepcion's bodyguard.
The commander was reacting to the online report that a Captain and troops were ambushed in part of Benue State.
The other method is ambush by intrusion in this case the brand sends its brand into the stadiums of event locations and exposes it to cameras.
Gaspan said the ambush happened at 2:30 pm yesterday along corner Macopa and Chico streets, Ciudad de Esperanza Subdivision in Brgy.
The Islamic State (ISIS) on Sunday released a video showing its fighters attacking and killing four soldiers from the United States in Tongo Tongo, Niger, in an ambush.
Summary: One man was wounded in an armed ambush overnight Wednesday in the southern area of Bint Jbeil, the state-run National News Agency reported.