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* The 9K33-1T OSA-1T self-contained mobile air defense missile system is designed to defend Army units, industrial and military installations from the strikes of all types of modern and advanced aerial attack assets with the RCS of 0.03 m[sup.2] and above flying nap-of-the-earth, at low and medium altitudes.
On December 2-3, 1971 all-out war was declared between India and Pakistan and as a result of the complete Indian air superiority; Pakistani Army aviators were compelled to resort to Nap-of-the-Earth night flying.
With McKenna at the controls flying nap-of-the-earth --a type of very low-altitude flight course used by military aircraft to avoid enemy detection and attack in a high-threat environment--tree-skimming manoeuvres.
The American Tomahawk cruise missile is designed to fly very fast and very low, so fast that it is very difficult to shoot down and so low that the missile needs nap-of-the-earth guidance so it can rise up and drop down as it moves over hills without gaining much altitude.
Those systems now might not be as sensitive to sudden changes in ambient light, but in the '80s and '90s pilots feared the danger of "green out," especially in "nap-of-the-earth" (low-altitude) flying.
1/5/2011 SH-60F Aircraft damaged when main rotor blades impacted tree during Nap-of-the-Earth flight profile.
No details are provided about tactics employed, but depending on the type of mission, night flight, nap-of-the-earth or medium-height profiles are adopted.
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.
During the trip, the CH-53E performed some nap-of-the-earth maneuvers and some fast flying through mountain corridors.
The Apache's nap-of-the-earth (NOE) approach tactics protected the aircraft from missile attack at that range.
The RAH-66's bearingless main rotor is designed to provide low vibration, high agility, crisp response, and high controllability during nap-of-the-earth (low-flying) operations, said James A.