ground-to-air


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ground-to-air

adj
1. (Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) (of weapons) designed to be fired at aircraft from the ground
2. (Telecommunications) (of communications) used for communicating with aircraft from the ground
Translations

ground-to-air

[ˈgraʊndtʊˈɛəʳ] ADJtierra-aire
ground-to-air missilemisil m tierra-aire

ground-to-air

[ˈgraʊndtuːˈɛəʳ] adjterra-aria inv
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It can also easily integrate existing ground-based air defence systems, by means of a gateway converting the data normally exchanged by the battery with the ground-to-air defence tiers above or below it.
US aerospace and defense firm Northrop Grumman Corp (NYSE: NOC) said that its UK-based air traffic management subsidiary Park Air Systems has been awarded a contract to supply a high power, ground-to-air communication system to the Dutch Caribbean Air Navigation Service Provider (DC-ANSP).
He urged ministers to ensure there would be 'a full range of multi-layered defence and deterrence for the London Games, including ground-to-air based missiles in London'.
The PAE T6 MDR provides ground-to-air analogue and digital communication in the VHF and UHF bands.
Low-level daylight flying made the aircraft more vulnerable to ground-to-air fire.
He identified one example, the rapid and precise location of enemy ground-to-air defense systems.
We had a total of eight training days, almost 800 flights over the target area, numerous air-to-air, air-to-ground, and ground-to-air engagements in a dense EW scenario involving electronic countermeasures, protection measures, and support measures and procedures in every mission.
government sources, said the plane -- a Tupolev 154 on a flight from Tel Aviv to the Siberian city of Novosibirska -- could have been hit mistakenly by a ground-to-air missile fired during an Ukrainian military exercise.