ground attack

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Noun1.ground attack - an attack by ground troopsground attack - an attack by ground troops    
attack, onrush, onset, onslaught - (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons); "the attack began at dawn"
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Residents stopped their cars on the road to catch a glimpse of A-5 Fenton Ground Attack being placed by metro bus route
Jonathan Mixon is big enough to be an every-down back, but with his 2.9 YPC mark last season, he lacks the breakaway speed to help out much in perpetuating a long drive via a ground attack.
The Syrian army and allied militia carried out ground attacks on insurgent positions in Syria on Wednesday backed by Russian air strikes, in what appeared to be their first major coordinated assault since Moscow intervened last week, a monitor said.
- [Israel] intensifies its airstrikes and is getting prepared for a ground attack.
Summary: International Institute for Strategic Studies says analysts believe three Sukhoi ground attack jets shown landing in Iraq came from Iran.
Thousand Waves - features ground attack type with 10 PP, base 90 power and 100 accuracy.
Today an RAF Anglo-French SEPECAT Jaguar ground attack aircraft was landed at Newcastle Airport by Fight Lieutenant Michael Hetherington, who had come from his base in Bruggen, German,y on a special sortie and recruitment drive.
Al-Sawarmi Khaled, SAF spokesperson said on Friday that the SPLM-N shelled Hamra and El-Ahmier, 15 kilometres east of Kaduglei before to launch a ground attack on Hamra.
Summary: South Sudan's army accused the north Friday of bombing a Southern border village, and said Southern forces were getting ready to defend against a possible ground attack.
Mr Smith was alarmed that only eight of RAF's 48 Typhoon pilots were qualified for ground attack operations - the role the jet is being used for in Libya.
THE RAF is to divert four of its Typhoon fighters to ground attack operations in Libya, it was announced last night, amid complaints from the rebel leaders that Nato was not doing enough to protect them.
Although the F-35 is supposed to be multirole, it will never be used as a ground attack aircraft, and will always be second best as an air superiority fighter to the F-22 Raptor.