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grid navigation

[′grid ‚nav·ə′gā·shən]
(navigation)
A navigation system related to a reference grid instead of the true north for the measurement of angles.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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A method of navigation using a grid overlay for direction reference.
An Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation Copyright © 2005 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved
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(55) Developing grid navigation, cold-weather flying and maintenance procedures, arctic photography and mapping, the personnel of the 46th and 72d Reconnaissance Squadrons showcased the new Air Force as problem solvers, willing to grant tactical autonomy and resist burdensome oversight.