military grid


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military grid

[′mil·i‚ter·ē ′grid]
(mapping)
Two sets of parallel lines intersecting at right angles and forming squares; superimposed on maps or charts in an accurate and consistent manner to permit identification of ground locations with respect to other locations and the computation of direction and distance to other points.

military grid

military grid
Two sets of parallel lines intersecting at right angles and forming squares. The grid is superimposed on maps, charts, and other similar representations of the surface of the earth in an accurate and consistent manner to permit identification of ground locations with respect to other locations and the computation of direction and distance to other points. See also GEOREF.
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The Military Grid Reference System is very similar to, and a derivative of, the UTM system.
This is due to the message format--it only includes the military grid reference systems grid for each unit, and the unit's UIC.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Syrian Army soldiers carried out an operation against ISIL's positions in an oilfield in Eastern Deir Ezzur, inflicting major damage on the terrorists' military grid.
These units have the ability to display Military Grid Reference System (MGRS), in addition to LAT/LONG coordinates.
The Fatah al-Sham Front (formerly the al-Nusra Front) sustained a great loss in fighters and military grid and was forced to retreat at the end of a major assault on the positions of the Syrian army in Southwestern Damascus.
This model based on the Garmin GPSMAP 276C is specialty loaded with the Military Grid Reference System (MGRS) allowing the Marines to read military grid coordinates and military maps on the screen.
The Fatah al-Sham Front sustained a great loss in fighters and military grid and was forced to retreat at the end of a major assault on the positions of the Syrian army in Southwestern Damascus.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Syrian Army soldiers, fighter jets and artillery units destroyed the strongholds and military grid of Fatah al-Sham Front (the al-Qaeda-affiliated terrorist group previously known as the al-Nusra Front) in Northwestern Hama and Northeastern Lattakia on Monday.
The Syrian army troops fended off repeated assaults of a large group of terrorists on their positions in al-Anqar al-Gharbiyeh near al-Amal farms towards South of Mashati Hadhar, and inflicted heavy casualties of the terrorists," battlefield sources told FNA at around midday, adding that the terrorists also sustained a major damage on their military grid.
In relevant developments in the province on Tuesday, Syrian Army troops and Air Force raided ISIL's sites and positions in an energy-rich region in Eastern Homs, destroying a vast part of the terrorists' military grid.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Syrian Army troops and Air Force raided ISIL's sites and positions in an energy-rich region in Eastern Homs, destroying a vast part of the terrorists' military grid.
Battlefield sources disclosed that the Syrian army has destroyed the terrorists' military grid, including artillery units and armored vehicles, in the Dara'a province.

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