box formation

box formation

box formation
A formation consisting of four aircraft in a diamond shape. The member rear to the leader is called the box man.
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Tenders are invited for proc.Of box formation machine
Following the Air Chief, a four-ship box formation of F-16 aircraft, under the command of Air Vice Marshal Irfan Ahmed, Air Officer Commanding, Central Air Command, flew past the venue.
Following the Air Chief , a four-ship box formation of F-16 aircraft, under the command of Air Vice Marshal Irfan Ahmed, Air Officer Commanding, Central Air Command, flew past the venue.
The main Zuljinnah processions of the city were given a 'box formation' security.
IAF chief NAK Browne will be in Kailaikunda in West Bengal on December 11 to take salute from four Mig- 21 FL aircraft that will fly a " box formation" as their last sortie.
Four Mig-21 FL aircraft flown by pilots from the Operational Conversion Unit (OCU), last abode of the venerable jets, will fly a 'box formation' as Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne takes salute at the ceremonial parade to bid them adieu.
Then, two Typhoons and two Tornado GR4s will fly past 30 seconds later in box formation.
A number of serious people debated the topic and arrived at some interesting thoughts and conclusions-one being that the regimented way we teach movement on a square range (moving in a box formation, etc.) really is not the same as what happens in the street.
Fellow protection expert Kevin Horak pointed out agents had grouped around him in a box formation to ward off an attack from all sides.
Start by placing the four defensive players in a box formation around the three-second lane (two at the top at each elbow and two at the bottom, one on each block).
Here he established his practice of interviewing a wide range of participants, from the top brass and aircrews to the enlisted men who supported the operations, Using lengthy quotes, he allows the men to speak for themselves on the intricacies of box formation tactics, Pathfinder operations, the unromantic life of the bombardier, and the curse of "gross errors," among other subjects, before adding his own insightful comments framed by personal vignettes.
Using the intelligence information brought back by British 'Ferret' aircraft, and also by some of our own bombers fitted with receivers, I would work out the optimum settings for the Carpet jammers carried by a twenty-four-aircraft combat box formation to cover the band of frequencies being used by the Wuerzburgs (each Carpet operating within a bandwidth of only 6 MHz).