ground environment


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ground environment

[′grau̇nd in¦vī·ərn·mənt]
(engineering)
Environment that surrounds and affects a system or piece of equipment that operates on the ground.
System or part of a system, as of a guidance system, that functions on the ground; the aggregate of equipment, conditions, facilities, and personnel that go to make up a system, or part of a system, functioning on the ground.
(ordnance)
In air defense, the portion of the air defense system that provides for the detection, surveillance, and control of airborne objects; normally these are ground-based facilities, but also include overwater facilities, such as picket vessels, and airborne early warning and control aircraft.

ground environment

i. The environment that surrounds and affects a system or piece of equipment while it operates on the ground.
ii. That system or part of a system, such as of a guidance system, that functions on the ground. The aggregate of equipment, conditions, facilities, and personnel that go into making up a system, or part of a system, that functions on the ground, such as in an air defense ground environment.
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Gyojyou daityou sakusei gyoumu houkokusyo [Report of fishing ground environment along Ojika coast].
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Before leaving the subject of air defence, there have been efforts to upgrade Malaysia's air defence ground environment.
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Contract awarded for Jindo fishing ground environment improvement project
Air Force in developing the Semi-Automated Ground Environment, the first continental air defense system.
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Contract awarded for Fishing ground environment improvement project
The ACCS LOC1 is a replacement for the existing NATO air command and control system (NATO Air Defense Ground Environment (NADGE)) installed in the 1970s.
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