ground-controlled interception

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ground-controlled interception

A technique which permits control of friendly aircraft or guided missiles for the purpose of effecting interception. See also air interception.
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The son does a good job of detailing the development and implementation of a training syllabus, the importance of being both a good commander and strong leader, and the integration of the ground-control intercept (GCI) operators with pilots.
Both AIC runs went without a hitch: The red fighters monitored the control frequency for reverse ground-control intercept (GCI), and the blue fighters practiced section tactics.
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