air alert

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the time period during which military and civilian agencies are prepared for an enemy air attack

the condition in which combat aircraft are airborne and ready for an operation

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the warning signal that begins a period of preparation for an enemy air attack

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6) Spare the Air alerts use the same media as the air quality emergencies.
The official Gottlieb Allergy Count for today is: Grass -- Moderate, Mold -- Very High -- Air Alert Status, Weeds -- High and Ragweed -- High.
The agency attributed the low number of Spare the Air alerts to "increased signage and publicity related to the 2005 Spare the Air/Free Morning commute program," which offered free morning commutes to area residents on 20 regional transit systems on Spare the Air week days.
No two days are the same and so crew members never know if they will be responding to an air alert, a boat in distress, a suicide or attempted suicide -or something almost too bizarre for words.
Preplanned missions include both interdiction and air alert interdiction missions scheduled on integrated tasking orders.
A major sea and air alert was launched as soon as the boy was discovered missing when the ferry docked at the Kent port following fears that he may have fallen overboard during the voyage.
Strategic bombers "carried out air alert mission over neutral waters of south Pacific Ocean" in a flight lasting more than eight hours, the Russian Ministry of Defence said.
INJURED Ras Lanuf fighter yesterday CRACKDOWN Gaddafiyesterday UNDER FIRE Jets blitz Ras Lanuf rebels AIR ALERT Fighters flee as convoy is hit CARNAGE Smoke billows over vehicles
Paul flew his Tucano turboprop plane as close as 250 feet to Glasgow-born Jim's Cessna during the 45-minute air alert.
The levels of air pollution are higher than average, with an orange air alert for Northern Taiwan and a red air alert for Yulin County, Chiayi County, Tainan City and Kaohsiung City.
RE: The air alert drama (Evening Telegraph, May 17).
A SICK hoaxer sparked a terrifying air alert yesterday by claiming he put an al-Qaeda bomb on a transatlantic jet.
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