air-to-surface missile

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Noun1.air-to-surface missile - a missile designed to be launched from an airplane at a target on the groundair-to-surface 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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Designed at PZL Mielec as a lighter weight, lower cost alternative to currently fielded dual-station external wings, a single-station pylon attached to one or both sides of the aircraft will be compatible with the advanced weapon system that allows Black Hawk pilot gunners to support battlefield operations using forward firing guns, rockets and air-to-ground missiles.
It plans to inflict unacceptable pain on China with the production and deployment of land attack cruise missiles (LACM) and air-to-ground missiles capable of disabling airfields and missile and radar sites in China.
The legislation would have stopped a $750 million sale to Bahrain of guided bombs and air-to-ground missiles, as well as a $3 billion sale of Apache Attack helicopters and Hellfire missiles to Qatar.
According to Arsenio Andolong, spokesperson for the DND, the German-made missiles would add to the capability of the FA-50, which is currently armed with Maverick air-to-ground missiles and a 20-millimeter automatic cannon.
During the parades, the Army units will display different weapons and military tools and equipment, including different kinds of fighters, choppers, drones, ground-to-ground missiles, air-to-ground missiles, surface-to-surface missiles, tactical and armed vehicles, surface and underwater vessels, electronic and telecommunication equipment, light and mid-light weapons, different kinds of artillery and mortar-launchers, air defense systems and engineering and logistic equipment.
Developed by the state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), Wing Loong is an armed reconnaissance drone capable of delivering precision strikes via air-to-ground missiles, often compared to the US' MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper drones.
The helicopter will possess a turreted gun, a flexible weapon system with six wing-store stations to allow it to carry a combination of air-to-ground missiles, air-to-air missiles, unguided or guided rockets as well as external fuel tanks.
Russia, which is also supporting Assad, said 28 Israeli F-15 and F-16 aircraft released 60 air-to-ground missiles, while at least 10 tactical ground-to-ground missiles were fired.
The European Aviation Safety Agency Tuesday alerted airlines to the possible launch of air-to-ground missiles in the eastern Mediterranean, causing major airlines to begin rerouting flights to avoid Syrian airspace and other areas surrounding Lebanon.
The North criticized South Korea's decision to deploy F-35A stealth jets and moves to buy more long-range air-to-ground missiles as part of a bid to strengthen weapons systems.
He said ratio of night flying is being increased as IAF has now much more powerful and better electronic sensors, radars and air-to-air and air-to-ground missiles and there is no impediment for night operation by the jets.

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