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engagement

i. In air defense, an attack with guns or air-to-air missiles by an interceptor aircraft, or the launch of an air defense missile by air defense artillery and the missile's subsequent travel to intercept.
ii. Engagement of an arrester barrier or arrester by an aircraft. See aircraft arresting barrier.
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The man who came to help and the suspect's fiancee remain in hospital in 'serious but stable' condition, McCabe said.
He added: "He embarrassed himself, his regiment, fiancee, family and friends.
He leaves behind his parents, brother Jack and fiancee Beth.
On Sept 12, the accused threw acid on her fiancee while she was waiting for a bus at a stop near her workplace in defence area.
His fiancee, who he met at university, comes from a wealthy family and they do everything together - holidays, dinners, trips to the theatre and so on.
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His net worth before his arrest was estimated at $8 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth, but perhaps due to legal fees, Hernandez left behind little to no money for his fiancee and daughter when he died.
Saad's fiancee appeared in Wael El-Ibrashy's talk show on privately owned channel Dream 2, narrating how the dispute started.
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our Michael, 28, said: "My fiancee noticed George's legs were shaking and she said 'get him out of the pram, he's fitting.
He will have read about in the newspapers how he threw himself in the way of the bullets, shielding his fiancee, Saera Wilson, in an extraordinary act of selfless bravery.
THE fiancee of a father-of-four killed in a collision near Kidderminster has paid tribute to her 'loveable rogue', who she described as "a family man with a good heart.