libeccio


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libeccio

[li′bech·ō]
(meteorology)
Italian name for a southwest wind, used in northern Corsica for the west or southwest wind which blows throughout the year, especially in winter when it is often stormy.
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Of the sixty bombs dropped, a quarter failed to explode, including the bombs that hit the cruiser Trento, the destroyer Libeccio, and two fleet auxiliaries.
12-13) Procellosa e la notte, inconsueta nella stagion che volge, e mal viaggio avra il nocchier, cui di bianca paura in volto spesso tingera l'aspetto della terra temuta, ove lo spinge libeccio impetuoso.
Gradual modernization of programmatic Ship Libeccio.
Caption: Master Corporal Steve Carreau, a Task Force Libeccio Air Weapon System Technician, performs pre-flight checks on a GBU-12 precision-guided bomb before a CF-18 Hornet flight during Operation MOBILE in Trapani, Italy, on July 15, 2011 during the Libyan war.
Task Force Libeccio Air Weapon System Technicians remove a GBU-10 precision-guided bomb off a trailer as part of their loading procedures of a CF-18 aircraft during Operation MOBILE in Trapani, Italy, on August 21, 2011.
The first two Maestrale frigates to be upgraded will be the Scirocco and Zeffiro, beginning in 2005, with the Libeccio and Espero following in 2006.
Libeccio Commander Colonel Alain Pelletier and his staff from the NATO Combined Air Operations Centre 5 (CAOC5) are working out of Poggio Renatico, Italy (north of Bologna).