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Related to surface-to-air: Surface-to-air missiles
(Military) of or relating to a missile launched from the surface of the earth against airborne targets
(of a missile) capable of traveling from the surface of the earth to a target in the atmosphere.
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|Adj.||1.||surface-to-air - operating from or designed to be launched from the ground against an airborne target; "surface-to-air missiles"|
air-to-air - operating between or launched from or involving rockets or aircraft in flight; "air-to-air missiles"; "air-to-air communications"