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or air power  (âr′pou′ər)
1. The organized, integrated use of aircraft and missiles for foreign policy, strategy, operations, and tactics.
2. The tactical and strategic strength of a country's air force.

air power

1. (Military) the strength of a nation's air force

air′ pow`er

the total military capability of a nation for operations involving the use of aircraft and missiles.
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Noun1.air power - the aggregation of a country's military aircraftair power - the aggregation of a country's military aircraft
aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblage - several things grouped together or considered as a whole
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
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Coming from places with different regulations and training, by exercising as a unit, each ally nation is able to create more cohesion of tactics, techniques and procedures with their partners in aerial warfare.