Landing Zones

Some articles on landing, landings, landing zones, landing zone, zone:

1st Provisional Marine Brigade - History - World War II - Guam
... southern beaches, in conjunction with a northern landing by the Army's 4,500-man 305th Infantry Regiment, 77th Infantry Division ... landings were 22,000 Japanese troops stationed on the island ... a substantial Japanese force occupying Gaan Point, between the two regiments' landing zones ...
Tactical Landing Zones
... Tactical landing zones (abbreviated to TLZ) are landing zones selected on the battlefield for the insertion of troops or supplies ... A TLZ can be used for the landing of an aircraft (in terms of the Royal Air Force, this could be a Hercules carrying supplies or troops or any of their other ...
Battle Of Ia Drang - Landing Zones
... several clearings in the area that had been designated as possible helicopter landing zones, typically named for a letter of the NATO phonetic alphabet. 13.567944°N 107.714°E / 13.567944 107.714 (LZ X-Ray) as his landing zone, a flat clearing surrounded by low trees at the northern base of the Chu Pong Massif and bordered by a dry creek bed ...
Signs of Hard-disk Failure - Landing Zones and Load/unload Technology - Landing Zones
... A landing zone is an area of the platter usually near its inner diameter (ID), where no data is stored ... This area is called the Contact Start/Stop (CSS) zone ... also just called heads) are designed to survive a number of landings and takeoffs from the media surface, though wear and tear on these microscopic components eventually takes its toll ...

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