surface-to-air missile

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  • noun

Synonyms for surface-to-air missile

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

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It had modern antiaircraft missiles and radar systems similar to those mounted on the Royal Navy vessels.
Here's the bottom line: If about three percent of the antiaircraft missiles in the world today find their mark, the skies will be swept clean.
Airborne radar warning systems alert pilots that they are being tracked by hostile radars, and permit them to take evasive action or employ electronic countermeasures against the antiaircraft missile threats.
Lavrov had also claimed that the Russian S-300 antiaircraft missile systems supplies to Iran are subject to the UN Security Council sanctions.
Belarus has denied giving Iran Russian-made S-300 antiaircraft missile systems, saying it has no knowledge of news reports that it supplied Tehran with such advanced arms, the pan-Arab daily ASHARQ AL AWSAT reported Friday.
However, a US Defence Department official in Washington said a long-range antiaircraft missile, believed to be an S-200, appeared to have hit the plane after being launched from the Crimean region of Ukraine.
However, a US Defence Department official in Washington, said a long-range antiaircraft missile, believed to be an S-200, appeared to have hit the plane after being launched from the Crimean region of Ukraine.
Iran says it will demand damages from Russia for canceling a deal to sell S-300 antiaircraft missile systems to Iran.
Also on Thursday, the JCG retrieved about 50 items around the area which included a portable loaded antiaircraft missile launcher, an antitank rocket gun and an artillery shell.
The new surface-to-air antiaircraft missile is called the Shahin, which means Hawk in Farsi.
Six kinds of weapon have been found on the ship so far, including antiaircraft missile launchers and antitank rocket guns.
Newbold said Monday's attacks -- carried out by more than 100 strike aircraft, up to eight long-range bombers and five cruise missiles -- focused on 12 targets, including military targets of Afghanistan's ruling Taliban, such as airfields, aircraft and antiaircraft missile sites.
The Aegis system is an antiaircraft missile system controlled by computer.
An Israeli engineer (and a genius, according to Whittle), who worked for the state-owned Israel Aircraft Industries (LAI), was asked by a senior officer in the Israeli Air Force to design a decoy rocket that could pinpoint enemy antiaircraft missiles and guns.
Like Becks, Jenkins once flew to Afghanistan to entertain British troops, but her plane was attacked by antiaircraft missiles - the things Brits will do to get out of listening to opera.