NAP

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NAPNetwork Access Protection (Microsoft)
NAPNapa (Amtrak bus station code; Napa, CA)
NAPNational Academy Press
NAPIndianapolis
NAPNetwork Access Point
NAPNational Academies Press
NAPNot A Problem
NAPNational Action Plan (various locations)
NAPName, Address, Phone Number
NAPNew Archery Products (various locations)
NAPNap-Of-The-Earth (avionics)
NAPNational Adaptation Plan (UN)
NAPNaval Aviation Pilot (US Navy)
NAPNursing Assistant Program (various locations)
NAPNoninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (USDA)
NAPNikkei Asia Prize (Japan)
NAPNational Aerial Photography
NAPNationale Auto Pas (Dutch)
NAPNursing Assistive Personnel
NAPNational Academies of Practice (Lexington, KY)
NAPNuisance Attribute Projection
NAPNon-Aggression Pact
NAPNetwork Availability Program
NAPNetwork Attached Peripheral
NAPNetwork Access Protection
NAPNetwork Analysis and Planning
NAPNetwork Attachment Points
NAPNetwork Accessibility Project
NAPNew Artist Program
NAPNational Attachment Point
NAPNear As Possible (as in NAP of the Earth flying)
NAPNative Americans in Philanthropy (est. 1990)
NAPNetwork Access Provider
NAPNon-Aggression Principle
NAPNational Agriculture Policy (various locations)
NAPNormal Atmospheric Pressure
NAPNuisance Abatement Program (various locations)
NAPNaval Auxiliary Patrol
NAPNorthern Adelaide Plains (Australia)
NAPNational Allocation Plan (EU emissions trading schemes)
NAPNational Apprenticeship Programme (various locations)
NAPNormaal Amsterdams Peil
NAPNucleosome Assembly Protein
NAPNational Association of Parliamentarians
NAPNational Advantage Program (insurance)
NAPNetwork Access Protocol
NAPNational AIDS Program
NAPNew Alliance Party (Cook Islands)
NAPNatural Areas Program
NAPNew Access Point (US Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Primary Health Care)
NAPNgee Ann Polytechnic (Singapore)
NAPNational Action Party (political party in Mexico)
NAPNck-Associated Protein
NAPNew Aspiration Party (Thailand)
NAPNational Accreditation Program (ANSI term)
NAPNeeds Assessment Plan (various organizations)
NAPNative American Practicioner
NAPNational Account Profile
NAPNieuw Amsterdams Peil (Dutch point for altitude measurements)
NAPNeighborhood Action Plan
NAPNational AIDS Prevention
NAPNational Afforestation Programme (India)
NAPNorth American Pairs (bridge game)
NAPNational Processing Inc (stock symbol)
NAPNon-Insured Assistance Program
NAPNeighborhood Arts Program (Chicago, IL)
NAPNerve Action Potential
NAPNeeds Assessment Profile (various organizations)
NAPNatural Area Preserves
NAPNational Anthem Project
NAPNichtangriffspakt (German: Non-Aggression Pact)
NAPNational Aerospace Plane
NAPNon-Arboreal Pollen
NAPNew Americans Program (Queens Borough Public Library, New York City)
NAPNational Airports Policy (Canada)
NAPNew Age Piano (website)
NAPNetwork Architecture Protection
NAPNative Access Program (Lakehead University; Canada)
NAPNaval Air Priorities (US Navy)
NAPNaples, Italy - Capodichino (Airport Code)
NAPNetwork Applications Platform (Unisys)
NAPNorth American Partners (Florida)
NAPNo Additional Printings (book publishing)
NAPNo Apparent Pathology (medical records)
NAPNavigation Analysis Program (US NASA)
NAPNational Awareness Partners
NAPNew Annualized Premium (insurance industry)
NAPNuevo Amanecer Press (information service)
NAPNew Audiences Programme (Arts Council England; UK)
NAPNon-Airborne Personnel
NAPNuclear Auxiliary Power
NAPNeo-Natal Automated Physiotherapy
NAPNative American Pride
NAPNorfolk Assembly Plant
NAPNCEP Advisory Panel
NAPNaval Advisory Panel
NAPNot Authorized POMCUS
NAPNIPS Augmentation Package
NAPNuclear Aggregates of Polyamines
NAPNon-Compliant Application Proxy
NAPNon-Nuclear Armament Plan
NAPNuclear Aggregate of Polyamines
NAPNaval Aviation/Air Plan
NAPNetwork Administration Processor
NAPNo Acronyms Please
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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.