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What does NAP stand for?

NAP stands for Nap-Of-The-Earth (avionics)

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No details are provided about tactics employed, but depending on the type of mission, night flight, nap-of-the-earth or medium-height profiles are adopted.
During the trip, the CH-53E performed some nap-of-the-earth maneuvers and some fast flying through mountain corridors.
SIRFC has been studied in a laboratory environment, completing a series of simulation tests and evaluations that demonstrated the ability of flight crews to evade simulated air-to-air missiles, use nap-of-the-earth flight to hide from threats, and identify threats that non-SIRFC-equipped aircraft could not see.
By warning of imminent collision with wires, trees, terrain and obstructions, TERPROM Eagle OWL(R) provides enhanced situational awareness and safety during low-level helicopter operations, including nap-of-the-earth flying.