nap-of-the-earth flight


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nap-of-the-earth flight

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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1/5/2011 SH-60F Aircraft damaged when main rotor blades impacted tree during Nap-of-the-Earth flight profile.
For navigation, you have two embedded GPS/inertial systems (EGIs), plus an auxiliary Doppler system; your Longbow radar also has a terrain-pilotage mode, enabling terrain-following, nap-of-the-earth flight.