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air attack

1. coordinated--A combination of two or moretypes of air attack (dive, glide, low-level) in one strike, usingone or more types of aircraft.
2. deferred--A procedure in which attack groups rendezvous as a single unit. It is used when attack groups are launched from more than one station with their departure on the mission being delayed pending further orders.
3. divided--A method of delivering a coordinated air attack which consists of holding the units in close tactical concentration up to a point, then splitting them to attack an objective from different directions.
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Noun1.air attack - an attack by armed planes on a surface targetair attack - an attack by armed planes on a surface target
foray, maraud, raid - a sudden short attack
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