air-to-surface missile

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a missile designed to be launched from an airplane at a target on the ground

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It added that the "Hellfire" air-to-ground missiles are used on Cessna Caravan aircraft previously delivered to the Army by the U.
The short-range HISAR-A is a GBAD system that will provide air defence for moving troops and stationary critical assets against fixed- and rotary-wing platform, UAVs and air-to-ground missiles.
Navy's F/A-18E/F while carrying the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM).
showed it was successful in operating at temperatures as low as minus 65 degrees, and the motor could be used for air-to-ground missiles mounted on everything from jet planes to unmanned drones.
Israeli warplanes have fired air-to-ground missiles at the IUG, the biggest and oldest scientific edifice in the impoverished Gaza Strip, on Monday and Tuesday.
It would have replaced the Army's Hellfire and the Navy's Maverick air-to-ground missiles.
The air-to-ground missiles that are such a common element of today's combat arsenal evolved from air-to-ground rockets first employed in combat in the Pacific theater during WW II.
They are armed with air-to-air and air-to-ground missiles, and can track targets through rain, fog, and thick smoke.
An unspecified number of orders have been won for Mica air-to-air missiles and Black Shaheen air-to-ground missiles.
Traveling at great speeds, the jets launch air-to-ground missiles with great accuracy, which can destroy the player's base in the blink of an eye.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran on Sunday test-fired newly-developed optimized air-to-ground missiles with pin-point precision striking capability during the massive drills underway in Iran's Southern waters.
The air-to-ground missiles offer unparalleled capability for pilots, who can engage moving and static targets during the day as well as the night.
J-15 can also carry anti-ship, air-to-air and air-to-ground missiles and precision-guided bombs.
25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lockheed Martin , under HELLFIRE Services Limited Liability Company (HSLLC), will produce additional combat-proven HELLFIRE(R) II precision-strike, laser-guided air-to-ground missiles for U.
Although the DGA's the event took place on 12 July, the announcement that it had performed a test of the Sagem Aasm equipped with an imaging infrared seeker in addition to the weapon's current global positioning system came too late for inclusion in our feature article air-to-ground missiles in our last issue (see Better than Bombs, page 60, Armada 4/2007).
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