surface-to-air


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Antonyms for surface-to-air

operating from or designed to be launched from the ground against an airborne target

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About NASAMS NASAMS, is a medium-range surface-to-air missile system.
With the capability to neutralise aerial targets like fighter jets, cruise missiles, air-to-surface missiles etc, defence experts compare Akash to the American MIM-104 Patriot surface-to-air missile system.
Troops and surface-to-air missiles may be placed on top of London apartment building to provide security against a possible terrorist strike during the 2012 Olympic Games.
The New York-based group said it had seen two sites near Sirte, hometown of the late Gadhafi, containing surface-to-air missiles, tank and mortar rounds, munitions and thousands of guided and unguided aerial weapons.
surface-to-air missile trailers, one armed vehicle, and two air defense
Russia planned on selling two surface-to-air rocket units armed with P-800, or Yakhont, missiles to Damasacus in a deal worth $300 million, Russian media previously reported.
Russia has announced its readiness to supply Turkey with S-300 and S-400 surface-to-air missile systems, and it has also pointed out that contracts to supply Saudi Arabia with weapons are being finalized, the Syrian daily AL WATAN reported Thursday.
Pantsir-S1 is a short-to-medium range combined surface-to-air missile and anti-aircraft artillery system specifically designed to protect point and area targets.
It said that in the heels of a string of missiles firing conducted by Pakistan Navy over the last week, a Pakistan Navy Guided Missile Destroyer undertook surface-to-air missile firing today which scored a direct hit.
Karachi, March 16, 2010 (Frontier Star): In the heals of a string of missiles firing conducted by Pakistan Navy over the last week, a Pakistan Navy Guided Missile Destroyer undertook surface-to-air missile firing on Tuesday which scored a direct hit.
Baidatz told the Knesset security and foreign affairs committee that the Russian-made surface-to-air missiles type "GLA 9K338" can bring down reconnaissance planes, helicopter gunships and advanced F-16 fighter jets, which form the backbone of the Israeli air force.
MILITARY chiefs fear Taliban warlords are trying to get their hands on surface-to-air missiles to shoot down British helicopters.
will begin regular flight-testing today of a system designed to protect commercial aircraft from shoulder-launched surface-to-air missiles.
Over the past three years, rotary-wing forces operating in Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom have suffered combat-related losses as a result of unsophisticated air defense systems such as infrared surface-to-air missiles, rocket-propelled grenades, and small arms fire.
British Harrier jets have been fired upon by surface-to-air missiles while providing crucial air support in the fight against the Taliban, a senior pilot said yesterday.
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