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  • n. A military airport, providing housing and support for aircraft and personnel.

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Examples

  • The U.S. has a strategic relationship with Bishkek through its use of Manas airbase, which is used to supply U.S. coalition-led troops in Afghanistan.

    The Tulip Revolution Wilts

  • Finally, the U.S. must do some housecleaning of its own and start acting as an honest broker in the region: the ongoing congressional investigation into the deals it struck with the Bakiev regime for the use of the airbase is a step in the right direction.

    Peter Zalmayev: The Cost of Corruption

  • HARRIS: And with that, you see there the door closing on the final set of remains to be taken off of this C-17, carrying this somber and sad cargo from Afghanistan to Ramstein airbase, which is where our Matthew Chance has been standing by at post watching all of this from vantage point of just being a few yards away -- Matthew.

    CNN Transcript Mar 5, 2002

  • "Now what is left and what the rebels are working on is liberating the airbase, which is close to the airport," he said.

    Reuters: Top News

  • Otunbayeva meanwhile said that the future of the US use of the Kyrgyz Manas airbase, which is essential for supplies to its troops in Afghanistan, was not raised at the talks. logged in to post a comment.

    CommonDreams.org Headlines

  • Russian news agencies said President Kaczynski's plane made four attempts to land in thick fog at the Smolensk airbase, which is near the Katyn Forest mass grave site.

    Christian Science Monitor | All Stories

  • Otunbayeva meanwhile said that the future of the US use of the Kyrgyz Manas airbase, which is essential for supplies to its troops in Afghanistan, was not raised at the talks.

    AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (AJE)

  • Greeted by a cheering crowd of more than 100 military personnel from both Singapore and the U.S., the four jets are the first of as many as 10 that will call the airbase home for at least the next 20 years.

    legitgov

  • Im using a program call airbase-ng to mimic wireless AP functionality.

    LinuxQuestions.org

  • However, the nation has moved forward on investing in a final assembly and checkout line for the JSF at Cameri airbase, which is aimed at producing and supporting all Italian and Dutch F-35s worth about $8.6 billion.

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