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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The Air Force also pointed out performance improvements to the IDF the National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and technology (NCSIST) is developing, including long-range air-to-surface missiles as well as anti-radiation (radar-seeking) missiles to strengthen its air-to-ground attack capabilities.
The check of combat capabilities of the modernized MiG-29SMT frontline fighter has confirmed the workability of the regimes of using aircraft bombs, smart bombs and air-to-surface missiles with the accuracies complying with the technical specifications for the aviation complex and also surpassing them," the chief designer said.
13, the Army also successfully launched eight Hellfire air-to-surface missiles at targets in the sea in its first live-fire exercise, during which 12 Apache helicopters were mobilized.
Japan's Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera last Friday announced plans to purchase air-to-surface missiles for inclusion in the arsenal of Japanese jet fighters.
Summary: The Lebanese Army's Logistics Brigade Thursday received a number of Hellfire air-to-surface missiles from the United States, according to a statement from the Army.
The military training involved long-range air-to-surface missiles and ballistic missiles, South Korea's joint chiefs of staff said in a statement.
The aircraft can operate at an altitude of up to 29,000 feet and can carry four Hellfire air-to-surface missiles.
The plane is capable of 'carrying short-range air-to-air missiles, air-to-surface missiles with countermeasures such as chaffs and infrared flares,' said PAF.
The copters are equipped with sophisticated electronic systems and air-to-surface missiles, the Ministry of Defense said, adding that the deal stipulates logistical support, training the pilots and technicians with all necessary equipment for the mock military training drills to be provided.
4 Air-to-surface missiles market expected to remain constant during the forecast period
The JF-17 can employ variety of weapons including air-to-air and air-to-surface missiles.
The JF-17 can deploy a variety of weapons including air-to-air and air-to-surface missiles.

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