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ground position

The position on the Earth vertically below an aircraft.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Since its raising, the Corps has successfully ensured the security of both the Line of Control with Pakistan and Line of Actual Control with China while maintaining eternal vigil at the Actual Ground Position Line in the highest battlefield of the world - the Siachen Glacier.
He said: "It was odd that prison officers would restrain him in any position, let alone in the dangerous prone ground position.
The third round then became Kingad's personal workshop, landing knees and fists while holding the top ground position against McLaren.
A significant ground position has been built over the last three years in this premier mining district.
Meetings headed by chief minister Sindh and Mayor Karachi devised strategy to tackle the expected rainfall in the city and the local government minister Saeed Ghani also visited different areas to review ground position. However, the nullahs were yet to be cleared of garbage while road infrastructure in many parts of the city remains dilapidated that could cause failure in proper drainage of water from city and incidents causing loss to human life.
The no-deal vote passed with 321 against 278, will not change the ground position that Britain will have to leave EU on March 29 unless a deal is in place or Brussels agrees to delay the exit.
The provincial authorities further maintained that deputy commissioners would be personally visiting safe houses to ensure provision of all required facilities and come up with the reports, adding that chief secretary asked the social welfare department to examine the present status and on the ground position of safe houses and file reports.
In view of uncertain, peculiar position of Jammu and Kashmir, ground position and the United Nations resolutions, special provision was incorporated in the Constitution of India."
The ceasefire along the 198km international border in J&K, the 778km line of control and the 110km actual ground position line in Siachen was by and large maintained until 2008 when the terror attack in Mumbai was executed, derailing the entire peace process.
He also directed for the actual and on ground position of provision of furniture in different schools of the province.
In the parlance of the military, as business leaders, slash marketers, you always want to take the high ground position in a given industry or market ...