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Synonyms for ack-ack

artillery designed to shoot upward at airplanes

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CEC significantly improves battle force anti-aircraft warfare (AAW) capabilities by integrating the sensor data of cooperating ships and aircraft into a single, real-time, fire-control-quality composite track picture that supports integrated engagements.
The four guidance tests we have conducted to date," he added, "have demonstrated SM-2 Block IV at medium, high, and very high altitudes, as required both for the missile's expanded anti-aircraft warfare mission and for its future role in tactical ballistic missile defense.