surface-to-air missile

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a guided missile fired from land or shipboard against an airborne target

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S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems will be transferred to the Khmeimim airbase in Syria," he said at a board meeting of the ministry of defense.
A South Korea anti-aircraft missile unit near Incheon, a seaport west of Seoul, went into battle position.
One of the most advanced multi-target anti-aircraft missile systems in the world, the S-300 has a reported ability to track up to 100 targets simultaneously while engaging up to 12 at the same time.
When an Anti-Aircraft missile hits a helicopter it will now spin uncontrollably, the impact is reduced.
Syria's anti-aircraft missile inventory is comparable in size to that amassed by Libyan forces before the 2011 ouster of Moammar Gadhafi.
As North Korea boosts its anti-aircraft missile defenses, it will partly affect a plan by South Korea to purchase advanced combat fighters, the source said.
Iranian experts have removed the flaws and defects of the Russian S-300 anti-aircraft missile system and have started designing and building an Iranian version of the missile system, dubbed as Bavar 373, said Commander of Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base, Farzad Esmaili.
T-72 tanks, armored personnel carriers BTR-70 armored infantry fighting vehicles BMP-2 fighting vehicles BRDM-2, anti-aircraft missile systems S-125, C-75, C-10 and anti-aircraft gun vehicles ZU-23-2, MI-8 and MI-24 helicopters, multiple rocket launchers, howitzers will be showcased during the parade.
The explosion originated in the engine of the anti-aircraft missile, whereas its head fell in the sea.
Muhammad Hasan Mansourian says his country is currently building its own advanced anti-aircraft missile system, after Russia wouldn't sell it one.
The short-range anti-aircraft system consists of Giraffe AMB radar, command points, communications equipment, anti-aircraft missile devices and Mistral missiles and training equipment.
Flown by computers, the X-45C will be assessed on its ability to attack enemy anti-aircraft missile and radar sites, do surveillance and reconnaissance flights, and attack targets for the Air Force and Navy.
Military command in Baghdad wouldnot comment about the incident, which may have involved a shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missile.
ATTACK FEAR An anti-aircraft missile guards the Washington Monument.
The commission investigating the crash has concluded that a portable anti-aircraft missile was used to bring down the giant aircraft, said officials yesterday.