Definition of aircraft arresting gear

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aircraft arresting gear

'aircraft arresting gear' is an military term meaning '(DOD,NATO) A device used to engage hook-equipped aircraft to absorb the forward momentum of a routine or emergency landing or aborted takeoff. See also aircraft arresting system'.

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