ground alert meaning

  "ground alert" in a sentence
[Defence]
(*) That status in which aircraft on the ground/deck are fully serviced and armed, with combat crews in readiness to take off within a specified short period of time (usually 15 minutes) after receipt of a mission order.
See also airborne alert; alert.

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  1. -almost succeed-gestapo have been in the first ground alert for this
  2. almost succeed-gestapo have been in the first ground alert for this
  3. And we will always have folks on ground alert.
  4. Starting in 1960, the wing maintained B-47s on ground alert 24 hours a day.
  5. The 306th Air Refueling Squadron ground alert was also degraded to support Chrome Dome refueling along the southern route.

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