air-to-surface missile

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Synonyms for air-to-surface missile

a missile designed to be launched from an airplane at a target on the ground

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The MQ1's principal weaponry is two AGM 114 Hellfire air to ground missiles. Designed as a heliborne anti-tank missile - the Hellfire (HELicopter-Launched FIRE-and-forget missile) has a range of 8 km.
Israeli forces fired air to ground missiles near several homes, at two mosques and near a school.
Beavers manages a staff of approximately 45 individuals engaged in all phases of life-cycle support for all Army Air to Ground Missiles and Rockets.
The JAMS Office has overall management responsibility for all Army Air to Ground Missiles and Rockets.
JAMS is responsible for executing the mission (life-cycle manager from cradle to grave) for the following programs: Hellfire/Longbow Missile Program, Hydra 2.75 rockets, Viper Strike, Advanced Precision Kill Weapons Systems, Joint Air to Ground Missile, rotary aviation launchers, and related support equipment.