air-to-surface


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air-to-sur·face

(âr′tə-sûr′fĭs)
adj.
Air-to-ground.

air-to-surface

adj
(Military) another term for air-to-ground
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.air-to-surface - operating from or designed to be fired from aircraft at targets on the groundair-to-surface - operating from or designed to be fired from aircraft at targets on the ground; "air-to-surface missiles"
air-to-air - operating between or launched from or involving rockets or aircraft in flight; "air-to-air missiles"; "air-to-air communications"
surface-to-air - operating from or designed to be launched from the ground against an airborne target; "surface-to-air missiles"
Translations

air-to-surface

[ˌɛətəˈsɜːfɪs] ADJ [missile] → aire-superficie, aire-tierra
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Building construction is slated for completion in 2021 with Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile Extended Range (JASSM-ER) production ramping up in the second half of 2022.
The package not only included the aircraft themselves, but also the training of their pilots, air-to-air and air-to-surface missiles, and two years of 'after-sales care,' the newspaper said.
He added the differences between Sahand and Jamaran destroyers include updated torpedo launchers, anti-aircraft and anti-surface guns, surface-to-surface and air-to-surface missile systems, anti-submarine systems, stealth technology, increased operational range, high maneuverability and electronic systems.
Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $350M increase to an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for joint air-to-surface standoff missile, or JASSM, production support.
Multi-role combat aircraft such as the F-16 fighter can perform various roles in combat such as air-to-air combat, air-to-surface attacks and aerial reconnaissance, among others.
In last night's air raid on Syria Israel used more than 70 air-to-surface and tactical missiles, the Russian Defense Ministry said.
Israeli warplanes, last week, flew over Lebanon and fired a number of air-to-surface missiles, hitting the T-4 airport in Syria, leaving at least seven Iranian military personnel dead.
Summary: Moscow [Russia], April 14 (ANI): The Russian Defense Ministry on Saturday stated that the US, the UK and France have fired over 100 cruise and air-to-surface missiles at military and civilian targets in Syria.
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 is also looking to mount Lockheed Martin Corp's extended-range Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM-ER) on its F-15 fighters, he said.
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.

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