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FUSELAGE The main body of a plane. GPS (GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM) A system of orbiting satellites that transmits information to GPS receivers on Earth. Using information from the satellites, receivers can calculate location, speed, and direction with great accuracy. INFANTRY Soldiers who move and fight mainly on foot. MULTIROLE Able to perform more than one task or mission. Multirole aircraft can attack enemy targets in the air or on land. NAUTICAL MILE A standard way to measure distance, especially when traveling in an aircraft or ship.

Multirole aircraft can attack enemy targets in the air or on land. NAUTICAL MILE A standard way to measure distance, especially when traveling in an aircraft or ship. It is based on the circumference of the Earth, the distance around the equator. This large circle is divided into 360 degrees. ” A single minute of arc around the Earth is one nautical mile. 30 OPERATION DESERT STORM Also known as the Persian Gulf War (or simply the Gulf War). A war fought from 1990-1991 in Iraq and Kuwait between the forces of Iraq’s President Saddam Hussein and a group of United Nations countries led by the United States.

A-10 Thunderbolt IIs use a GAU-8/A Avenger Gatling-type cannon mounted in their nose to strafe ground targets. TITANIUM A silver-gray metal that is lightweight yet very hard and strong. TURBO-FAN ENGINE A jet engine that gets extra thrust from a turbine-driven fan. VIETNAM WAR A conflict between the countries of North Vietnam and South Vietnam from 1955–1975. Communist North Vietnam was supported by China and the Soviet Union. The United States entered the war on the side of South Vietnam. S.

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