By Lee Mottershead PAT SMULLEN, increasingly the modernday Mick Kinane after becoming the go-to man for top British trainers, is preparing to ride Cracksman in Saturday's Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby, knowing the Classic will be a tactical minefield
LIMERICK manager John Allen expects Sunday's All-Ireland hurling semifinal clash with Clare to be a tactical minefield
Many have been quick to tip a newly furnished Paris St Germain side at 16/1, yet I wouldn't touch them as it takes a settled side to win the tactical minefield
that is this tournament.
Counties have been copying each other in their search for success and in doing so have turned a simple game into a tactical minefield
that has left the players and the supporters frustrated and confused.
For example, what would normally be the battalion's communications section now manages the MEIOCC's tactical minefield
database systems, Porter said.
There are also other geospatially enabled tools available to engineers, to include the Tactical Minefield
Database (TMFDB), Mobile Command System-Engineer (MCS-E), High-Volume Map Production (HVMP) System, Theater Geospatial Database (TGD), and emerging handheld personal digital assistants (PDAs) that use embedded geospatial software.
Training included tracking mines and explosive hazards with the Tactical Minefield
Database (TMFDB) System, MICC operations and procedures, mine awareness instructor training, engineer-specific instructor training, United Nations demining operations and standards, information collection and analysis, incident investigation, an overview of mine detection dogs, and other topics to enable them to conduct their mission.
The system used by the Coalition Forces Land Component Command (CFLCC) engineer staff section (C7) was the Tactical Minefield
Database (TMFDB) System prototype, which gave engineers a way to track and disseminate explosive hazards information on the battlefield.
"But it's going to be a tactical minefield
and it's important that we don't get drawn into other people's games and sub-plots."
This effort, dubbed the Tactical Minefield
Database (TMFDB), is being developed through the Topographic Engineering Center (TEC), Alexandria, Virginia--the government lead for the Maneuver Control System (MCS)-Engineer (MCS-E)--and Northrop Grumman, TEC's software development lead for MCS-E.
* Is developing the Tactical Minefield
Database (TMFDB) in concert with the Topographic Engineering Center and its materiel developer, Northrop-Grumman/TASC.
Certainly fresh thinking is required for Cork to manoeuvre their way through the tactical minefields
at the very highest level.