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Adj.1.low-altitude - occurring at a relatively low altitude; "a low-level strafing run"
low - literal meanings; being at or having a relatively small elevation or upward extension; "low ceilings"; "low clouds"; "low hills"; "the sun is low"; "low furniture"; "a low bow"
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Over tropical and temperate seas, salt spray from breaking waves provides most of the low-altitude atmospheric bromine.
The 8-month program consists of 10 phases: familiarization, formation, all-weather intercepts, section radar attack, basic lighter maneuvering, fighter weapons, low-altitude tactical training, strike, strike-lighten and carrier qualification.
military to end low-altitude flight training in Japan.
In June 2011, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps put into operation the new home-made long-range Ghadir radar system that enables its forces to monitor low-altitude satellites.
Exhibits and flight demonstrations will feature the latest developments in unmanned aerial systems technology and how it will impact the future of low-altitude flight.
Ma made remarks at an industry meeting on low-altitude airspace management reform, saying the reform entered a "crucial stage and many problems remain to be solved.
We are taking the opportunity as low-altitude airspace (below 1,000 meters) is gradually opened to move ahead in the private flights market," said Lou Xiaoqiao, marketing manager of the airline.
Increases in low-altitude ozone predicted for the upcoming century will stifle the growth of vegetation in maw regions, causing planet-warming carbon dioxide to build up in Earth's atmosphere more quickly than had been expected, a new model suggests.
A helicopter of the Ground Self-Defense Force crashed at a GSDF base in Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture in southwestern Japan, while performing a low-altitude flight to entertain the public Sunday, slightly injuring the two personnel on board, police said.
Those tasks, he noted, could include low-altitude reconnaissance work in urban environments, landing in confined or geographically challenged areas, rapid landings and takeoffs, "nap-of-the-earth" concealed flying tactics, and more.
PALMDALE - A Florida-based communication company plans to build an airship intended to be tested as a high-altitude antenna - or low-altitude communications satellite - for high-speed Internet connections, television signals and telephone calls.
To keep the level of test and evaluation training in line with fleet systems, the ASTARS aircraft are expected to receive important upgrades, such as low-altitude navigation and targeting for night, updated FLIR, and additional enhancements to the radar systems.

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