air sovereignty


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air sovereignty

A nation's inherent right to exercise absolute control and authority over the airspace above its territory. See also air sovereignty mission.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Lufthoheit
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In October, Lebanese caretaker Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil noted that Israel had violated Lebanon's land, sea and air sovereignty 1,417 times over the previous eight months.
As ACC commander, "Carlisle was responsible for organizing, training, equipping and maintaining combat-ready forces for rapid deployment and employment while ensuring strategic air defense forces were ready to meet the challenges of peacetime air sovereignty and wartime defense," AFA said in a statement.
The reason is stated that the conclusion of contracts to create the necessary conditions for the Air Force to maintain and develop the ability to control aviation and ensuring air sovereignty of the country and incorporated in the collective defense of NATO and the Common Security and Defense Policy of the European Union.
Aerospace control includes ensuring air sovereignty and air defence of the airspace of Canada and the United States.
US general stressed that his country is continuing to provide all needed support for Iraq from the logistical support, praising the important role of leadership in achieving higher air sovereignty and coordination with the international coalition./ End
"It is important to maintain our air sovereignty; it's important for the defense of our country, in the defense of our state, to know who's flying near our coastline."
Since 1958, NORAD has been at the cornerstone of safeguarding the air sovereignty of the United States and Canada and incorporates both elements of the USAF and the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF).
He stressed that air sovereignty was absolute and coalition aircraft were flying day and night at any time and anywhere freely.
From October 2010 to October 2013, he served as deputy director of operations, Headquarters North American Aerospace Defense Command at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, where he was responsible for safeguarding the air sovereignty of North America, including Canada, Alaska and the continental United States.
The administration proposed spending up to $140 million to provide assistance to Baghdad, including non-operational training to help Iraqi forces address shortfalls in intelligence gathering, air sovereignty, logistics, maintenance and combined arms operations.
NNA - March 14 General Secretariat called on Friday on the government to file a complaint before the Arab League and the UN, on the constant Syrian violations against Lebanese land and air sovereignty.