anti-aircraft


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anti-aircraft

(ˌæntɪˈɛəkrɑːft)
n
(Military) (modifier) of or relating to defence against aircraft attack: anti-aircraft batteries.
Translations

anti-aircraft

[ˈæntɪˈɛəkrɑːft] ADJ [gun] → antiaéreo

anti-aircraft

[ˈæntɪˈɛəkrɑːft] adj (gun) → contraereo/a, antiaereo/a

anti-aircraft

(ӕntiˈeəkraːft) adjective
used against enemy aircraft. anti-aircraft defences.
References in classic literature ?
The book is weak on anti-aircraft guns, for example, and still more negligent of submarines.
We cannot use it [the S-400 anti-aircraft missile system] during Operation Olive Branch or similar operations, because we can use it only to protect our territories," he said.
In a video released on Friday, Taiwan's Air Force announced that it will upgrade all of its IDF A and B models in its Third Wing to IDF C and D models, which will enhance aircraft management as well as strengthen air defense and anti-aircraft warfare capabilities to improve overall operational efficiency of the the fighters.
ARMOURY The rusting barrel of an anti-aircraft gun on the deck of the
It went on to say that two S-400 Batteries can cover a battlefield as long as 1,200 km, adding that Pantsir-S anti-aircraft missile system is utilizing the batteries to face air threats at low altitudes.
Ankara [Turkey], Dec 29 ( ANI ): Turkey and Russia on Friday signed a loan agreement for the purchase of S-400 Triumf anti-aircraft weapon systems.
Several anti-aircraft missiles were launched from Syria following the mission and IDF (Israel Defence Force) Aerial Defence Systems intercepted one of the missiles," the military (http://www.
Around midnight on Wednesday, Indian army personnel in Baramulla town fitted three anti-aircraft guns and deployed a tank in the premises of Baramulla district hospital, causing panic and fear among the patients and doctors.
Nevertheless, rebel groups stated that the two jets were downed with anti-aircraft guns, and not anti-aircraft missiles.
Foreign-backed rebels have long demanded anti-aircraft weapons to offset the impact of devastating aerial raids by Syrian forces and, since September, also by Russian planes.
Foreign-backed rebels have long demanded anti-aircraft weapons to fight against devastating aerial raids by Syrian and, since September, Russian forces.
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, in turn, said that the defense ministry will transfer S-400 advanced anti-aircraft missile systems to the Khmeimim airbase in Syria, where Russian aviation group is based.