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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The sources told The Daily Star that one fighter jet fired two "massive" air-to-surface missiles targeting barren terrain on the outskirts of Arsal.
It is also equipped with fourth-generation avionics systems, wide range of conventional and smart weapons, long-range glide bombs, beyond visual range and short range air-to-air missiles, anti-ship missiles and air-to-surface missiles.
These include the sale of 500 Hellfire air-to-surface missiles about which U.
Major General Nick Pope, a British military spokesman, said RAF jets also hit a large headquarters bunker in Sirte with a salvo of air-to-surface missiles.
Although overwhelmingly used by the RAF for reconnaissance and surveillance tasks, the aircraft carry a typical complement of four Lockheed Martin AGM-114P Hellfire air-to-surface missiles and two GBU-12 226kg (500lb) laser-guided bombs, and can engage in strike missions.
n Armament: Mauser KK-27 cannons, air-to-air missiles, air-to-surface missiles, laser-guided bombs, joint direct attack munition
In July 2006, air-to-surface missiles destroyed Dr.
Main Weapons: Guns: 1 or 2x AM-23 23 mm cannon in tail turret Missiles: Up to 15,000 kg (33,000 lb), including the Kh-20, Kh-22, Kh-26, and Kh-55 air-to-surface missiles
The multi-role Lynx can carry a range of armaments, including heavy cannon and machine guns, as well as rockets and air-to-surface missiles.
The Mirage is equipped to carry a range of air-to-surface missiles and weapons, such as laser-guided bombs.
We've used these UAVs in a way that from the beginning of this we had no idea that we were going to evolve into using UAVs as shooters with air-to-surface missiles on them, and in one case with air-to-air missiles on them.
A single seater, the F-117A can use a number of weapons including BLU-109B low-level laser-guided bombs, GBU-10 and GBU-27 laser-guided bomb units, Raytheon AGM-65 Maverick and Raytheon AGM-88 HARM air-to-surface missiles.
Israeli fighter jets pound suspected Hizbollah hideouts in southern Lebanon, firing about a dozen air-to-surface missiles in six runs.
The MPS project will provide every fleet Viking with the capability to carry, target and launch the AGM-65E Laser Maverick and AGM-65F IR (infrared) Maverick air-to-surface missiles, as well as the AGM-84H/K Standoff Land Attack Missile-Expanded Response (SLAM-ER) weapon.
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