close control

close control

A form of aircraft mission control in which the aircraft is continuously controlled for altitude, speed and heading, to a position from which the mission can be accomplished. See also close-controlled air interception.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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"Our third-quarter results were better than forecast, with stronger levels of upgrades in our Hard Disk Drive equipment business, higher Photonics gross margin, and continued close control of expenses.
Inspection follows the removal of the existing surface finish in the Hodge Clemco pressure blast cabinets, which provide high work-rates, close control of abrasive output and convenient operation for staff.
"The weather is warming up and many people want to visit the countryside, so we are appealing to dog owners to follow the Countryside Code to keep their dogs under close control, preferably on a lead when using public paths where livestock are present."
the content of all shows would be subject to their close control to make sure that the presented materials do not contradict with the media policy of Saudi Arabia.
He focuses the 1540s, but sets that decade within the larger period (1530-65) during which Rome gradually imposed its grip on society by exerting increasingly close control over the circulation of heterodox ideas and doctrines on the Italian peninsula.
Within minutes of playing the demo, you'll find that close control is much improved, defending a touch more physical and shooting has a fluid edge.
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As far as the administration is concerned, the Government says it will continue to maintain close control of new employments.