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acquisition

[‚ak·wə′zish·ən]
(engineering)
The process of pointing an antenna or a telescope so that it is properly oriented to allow gathering of tracking or telemetry data from a satellite or space probe.

acquisition

i. The act of visually identifying an object of interest—another aircraft, aerial target, or object/target on ground—from the air.
ii. The detection and identification of a target by radar or another sensor on board the aircraft.
iii. Reaching the desired flight parameter, such as flight level or air speed.
iv. Reaching the desired point in airspace, such as the ILS (instrument landing system) localizer or glide-slope.
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The Takeover Panel's response to similar issues in the UK was to amend the Takeover Code in May 2006 so as to equalize the disclosure treatment of long CFDS (equity swaps) and similar derivative contracts with that of the underlying securities.
In accordance with sections 630(3), 630(4) and 650F and of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth), Metminco today gave notice to ASIC and Andes that the Takeover Offer for Andes is unconditional.
In the foremost, the Account Takeover Fraud Detection Software market report provides a short description along with the definition, its key applications, and manufacturing process employed.
The apex bank sought to calm investors following the takeover of the Inner Mongolia-based Baoshang Bank and said that no other such takeovers are in the offing.
Short description: purchase of a SW or SW-type company vehicle with takeover of two private vehicles of the minivan and station wagon type.
class="MsoNormalSPECIAL AUDIT class="MsoNormalMr Ouko's report was triggered by the Public Investments Committee (PIC) that stumbled on the proposed takeover as it was considering the financial accounts of KAA.
The former England international defender then went on to say that news of a takeover could well be announced before next Wednesday's clash with Manchester United at St James' Park.
Also, the total amount of cash consideration in the takeover bid to be paid by Afarak shall be limited to EUR28,404,000.00.
A deadline extension was requested but refused by the Takeover Panel.
Yesterday's key transfer summit should have set a budget for the Magpies boss - who is desperate to find out the precise size of his transfer kitty with the long-running takeover saga continuing to play out.
The good news for Ubisoft: It does not seem like a takeover will happen in the immediate future.
As such, while the Takeover Panel's recommendations are welcome, EEF believes they need to be part of a new framework which strikes a better balance between ensuring the protection of key economic assets, whilst retaining the UK's openness to beneficial foreign investment.