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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Defence experts compare Akash to the American MIM-104 Patriot 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.
President of Raytheon's Integrated Defense Systems arm, Dan Crowley, said : "The Sultanate of Oman's competitive selection of Raytheon's National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System validates the superior performance, system adaptability and overall security that NASAMS provide.
The multi-mission Jamaran-1 destroyer, which has a top speed of 30 knots as well, can carry 120-140 personnel onboard and is also armed with a variety of anti-ship and surface-to-air missiles.
NATO in a statement Friday said one surface-to-air missile launcher, two
It means our sophisticated information-gathering systems aboard aircraft over the battle zone will not be subject to attack by aircraft operating from sanctuaries guarded by networks of surface-to-air missiles.
US fighter jets patrolling Iraq's northern no-fly zone yesterday attacked Iraqi surface-to-air missile sites in separate incidents.
The Australian A330 MRTT equipment package includes a hospital bed kit for emergency medical evacuations, and the aircraft also is to be fitted with an electronic warfare self-protection suite for protection against surface-to-air missiles.
South Korea has developed a multi-purpose air defense missile which is capable of shooting down low-flying objects with surface-to-air guided missiles and anti-aircraft missiles.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian Navy on Sunday test-fired a new home-made mid-range surface-to-air missile, called "Mehrab", from an Iranian Navy missile-launching frigate as the country's naval forces continued their massive drills in the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman for the 9th day.
London, Nov 15 (ANI): British Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has said that surface-to-air missiles are likely to be deployed to secure the 2012 London Olympics.
The S-3B's electronic support (ESM) suite enables the crew to determine if there are surface-to-air missile threats in an operations area.
It was aimed at a tracking radar for Iraqi surface-to-air missile launchers.
Iraq has an array of radar-guided surface-to-air missiles and MiG fighter planes and is capable of downing a plane.
While visiongain believes that the surface-to-air missile will retain its dominant position in the missile market, trends in global defence spending mean the main priorities in the next decade will be the upgrade and service-life extension of existing systems, as well as the refurbishment of surplus equipment.
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