attack position


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attack position

The last position occupied by the assault echelon before crossing the line of departure.
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Then, by combining the practicality of air combat to the no-escape zone computed before, we attain the optimum attack position. Furthermore, a novel adaptive SMC method is used to design the IGC system of UCAV during the process of maneuvering to the optimum attack position.
This was evident in the wake of the Parliament House attack on December 13, 2001, when the army -- ordered to mobilise its troops for possible action against Pakistan -- took an astonishing 27 days to take up attack positions on the border.
Meanwhile, on the first day of Ramadan, US warplanes continued to attack positions near the Taliban's two principal remaining strongholds - Kandahar in the south and Kunduz in the north.
The head of the Russian Reconciliation Center for Syria said on Saturday that militant groups increased combat activity in Syria's Idlib, Homs and Lattakia provinces, using aerial drones and suicide bombers to attack positions of Syrian government forces.
'Operating troops established attack positions, while artillery fires from the 8th Field Artillery Battalion and naval blockades were conducted by augmenting troops,' he added.
Few realize that the 1991 Gulf War never really ended: UN sanctions continue to ravage the Iraqi population; warplanes operating under UN authorization regularly attack positions within Iraq.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Militant groups have increased combat activity in Syria's Idlib, Homs and Lattakia provinces, using aerial drones and suicide bombers to attack positions of Syrian government forces, the head of the Russian Reconciliation Center for Syria said.
fighter planes were ordered to attack positions in Bosnia.
Moscow on Thursday warned the US that if US-backed groups in Northeast Syria again attack positions of Syrian pro-government forces backed by Russia, the Russian military would use all its force to retaliate.