aircraft arrestment

Related to aircraft arrestment: aircraft arresting system, aircraft arresting gear

aircraft arrestment

Controlled stopping of an aircraft by external means.
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Service life under repeated mechanical loading and degradation-inducing environmental conditions is crucial for consideration for Naval Aircraft Launch and Recovery (ALRE) arresting gear purchase cables within aircraft arrestment systems.
The Navy is working to commission the Runway Aircraft Landing Site and conduct the first manned aircraft arrestment in early 2016.
Another benefit of the ARC is its ability to electronically collect the data from the aircraft arrestment log, which gathers and stores information from the aircraft's carrier landing systems.
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