land navigation

land navigation

[′land ‚nav·ə′gā·shən]
(navigation)
Navigation of vehicles across land or ice, generally used in connection with the crossing of a region devoid of roads or landmarks, so that methods similar to those employed in air or marine navigation must be used.
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Increasingly, however, it will also involve a global positioning system (GPS) input for land navigation.
Castro receive radio communication from their land navigation students at Ute Valley Park in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
The deploying team is then assembled at the DEA Headquarters, Arlington, Virginia, for further preparation before flying to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, where team members receive extensive training in first aid, land navigation, improvised explosive devices, and patrolling.
The TMAPS represents one of the most significant self-contained hybrid land navigation systems designed to provide autonomous position initialization and moving base alignment for land and amphibious vehicles in the battlefield.
David Dina, acting General Manger of IAI's TAMAM Division, said: "The TMAPS is a part of TAMAM's advanced line of successful land navigation systems, and we are proud that the Israeli Ministry of Defense has chosen our system for the M109 Self Propelled Guns of the Israel Defense Forces.
Stu Bristol, outdoor writer, Maine Guide, and navigation expert will teach Land Navigation 101, focusing on the use of handheld GPS receiver alone or in conjunction with topographic maps, and orienteering-style compass in a non-technical formula.
The second event was day and night land navigation, which only 58 of the remaining 113 candidates passed.
This includes what is known as emergency first aid, a variant of the battlefield variety, land navigation, camouflage techniques, methods of evasion, communication protocols and how to make improvised tools.
In addition, Army physical fitness tests, R physical endurance courses, task-oriented land navigation, and reflexive firing were conducted in conjunction with the technical phases of the competition.
Military courses include hand-to-hand combat, driver training and land navigation.
wake-up call followed by a four-point land navigation course.
Emphasis was placed on first aid, land navigation, detecting and reporting Improvised Exploding Devises (IED), urban operations, proper radio communication, and calling in a MEDEVAC.