Alterations and additions to the structure, rigging and equipment of a warship.



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REACTIVE MAINTENANCE

A RCM maintenance strategy in which equipment is run until failure before corrective action is taken. This is useful for items which are low-cost and have no impact on operational, environmental or safety concerns as a result of failure.

FLOW-CHART SYMBOL

Any of the existing symbols normally used to represent operations, data or materials flow, or equipment in a dataprocessing problem or manufacturing-process description.

DYNAMIC CHECK

Check used to ascertain the correct performance of some or all components of equipment or a system under dynamic or operating conditions.

GIMBAL FREEDOM

The maximum angular displacement of a gyro about the output axis of a gimbal. gimballess inertial navigation equipment

CAR POOLING

Use of individual carrier/rail equipment through a central agency for the benefit of carriers and shippers.

TOPLIFT

An equipment similar to a forklift that lifts from above rather than below. Used to handle containers in the storage yard to and from storage stacks, trucks and railcars.

MAGNETIC CIRCLE

A sphere of specified radius about the magnetic compass location to be kept free of any magnetic or electrical equipment which would interfere with the compass.

GUIDANCE STATION EQUIPMENT

The ground-based portion of the missile guidance system necessary to provide guidance during missile flight; it specifically includes the tracking radar, the rate measuring equipment, the data link equipment, and the computer, test, and maintenance equipment integral to these items.

AIDED TRACKING

A system of radar-tracking a target signal in bearing, elevation, or range, or any combination of these variables, in which the rate of motion of the tracking equipment is machine-controlled in collaboration with an operator so as to minimize tracking error.

TOPPING LIFT

A line which is part of the rigging on a sailing boat; it applies upward force on a spar or boom. The most common topping lift on a modern sailing boat is attached to the boom.

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