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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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.
In March 2017, a report released by UN experts said that North Korea in 2013 supplied Sudan with sophisticated air-to-ground missiles that use satellite guidance systems.
com/north-korea-accuses-us-creating-nuclear-war-threat-near-korean-peninsula-2389291) equipped with long-range nuclear air-to-ground missiles, to fly over the skies near South Korea during the drills, which also included the Japanese Air Self-Defense Force.
The shipment includes 50 "Hellfire" air-to-ground missiles, 560 artillery rounds, including some precision munitions.
Fire-and-forgot guidance and vertical launch make it particularly effective against saturation attacks by low RCS targets such as bombs, air-to-ground missiles or cruise missiles, MBDA claims.
During the parades, the Army units displayed 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.
has sent Hellfire air-to-ground missiles to Iraq's air forces, which is using them in an ongoing campaign against the country's branch of al-Qaida, officials in Washington and Baghdad said Thursday.
Fotros can monitor the ground with cameras, or it can be equipped with air-to-ground missiles and used to attack enemy points, the announcement said.
Providing new details about the raid, American officials told the Times that the attack had been carried out by Israeli aircraft that flew over the eastern Mediterranean, fired air-to-ground missiles and never entered Syrian airspace.
The United Arab Emirates will be allowed to purchase two dozen F-16 warplanes, and both Saudi Arabia and the emirates will be allowed to buy precision air-to-ground missiles.
The building was completely destroyed as the attack was carried out by Israeli Air Force F4 Phantom II fighter-bombers that used five bombs and two air-to-ground missiles.
J-15 can also carry anti-ship, air-to-air and air-to-ground missiles and precision-guided bombs.

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