air-to-ground missile

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Noun1.air-to-ground missile - a missile designed to be launched from an airplane at a target on the groundair-to-ground missile - a missile designed to be launched from an airplane at a target on the ground
missile - a rocket carrying a warhead of conventional or nuclear explosives; may be ballistic or directed by remote control
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The four parts of the contest tested pilots' skill in long-range strafing, manual bombing, low-angle strafing and employing the AGM-65 Maverick air-to-ground missile.
Raytheon Missile Systems, a designer and manufacturer of missile systems including the AGM-65 Maverick F2, G2, and JX Air-to-Ground Missile variants, has a contract with the United Kingdom Ministry of Defense for the portable MTS-206 Maverick Field Test Sets produced by Geotest.
Maverick is a precision, air-to-ground missile that is used against small, hard targets; armored vehicles; surface-to-air missile sites; and high value targets such as ships, port facilities and communications centers.
As their charter expands, they will be adding additional air-to-ground missile technical support.
Flight Lieutenant Mike Rutland, 27, disabled the mobile Scud launcher with a Maverick air-to-ground missile.
Recently, the Predator has been outfitted with a Hellfire air-to-ground missile, theoretically making it the perfect weapon for hunting down Taliban troops and al Qaeda hideouts without putting U.
After having spent $100 million on brand-new air-to-ground missile systems for our CF-18 Hornets, the Canadian air force was thus able to celebrate its 75th anniversary in a fitting style: dropping explosive ordnance onto the already battered region of Kosovo.
jet fired an air-to-ground missile over southern Iraq on Monday when cockpit alarms showed it was being tracked by anti-aircraft radar.
Marotta Controls' airborne systems, components and electronic controls have been qualified for a variety of platforms including the F/A-18 Hornet, F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, E-2D Advanced Hawkeye, P-8A Poseidon, Small Diameter Bomb and chosen for the new Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM).
Caption: The 'Derringer door' launcher of the USMCs Lockheed Martin KC- 130J Harvest Hawk turboprop tanker/freighter allows the Raytheon AGM/BCM-176A/B Griffin air-to-ground missile to be launched without depressurising the cabin [C] US DoD
Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) said it has demonstrated its Joint Air-to-Ground Missile dual-mode guidance section during a second internally funded flight test at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.
To increase the volume, we have to find new applications for these weapons on nonstandard platforms or [by] taking an air-to-ground missile and making a ground-to-ground missile.

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