Definition of aircraft arresting system

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aircraft arresting system

'aircraft arresting system' is an military term meaning '(DOD,NATO) A series of components used to stop an aircraft by absorbing its momentum in a routine or emergency landing or aborted takeoff. See also aircraft arresting barrier; aircraft arresting gear; aircraft arresting hook'.

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