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1. Protective use of military aircraft during ground operations.
2. The aircraft used to protect and support ground troops.
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a. the use of aircraft to provide aerial protection for ground forces against enemy air attack
b. the aircraft used in this
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1. the protection by aircraft of ground or naval military operations.
2. the aircraft providing this protection.
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|Noun||1.||air cover - the use of military aircraft to provide protection against attack by enemy aircraft during ground or naval operations|
protection - the activity of protecting someone or something; "the witnesses demanded police protection"
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