air-to-surface missile

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

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For large targets, a pylon will be able to carry HELLFIRE or Spike air-to-ground missile launchers.
sent two B-52 Stratofortress ( equipped with long-range nuclear air-to-ground missiles, to fly over the skies near South Korea during the drills, which also included the Japanese Air Self-Defense Force. Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said that Japanese planes took part in the exercises targeting North Korea.
Fire-and-forgot guidance and vertical launch make it particularly effective against saturation attacks by low RCS targets such as bombs, air-to-ground missiles or cruise missiles, MBDA claims.
has sent Hellfire air-to-ground missiles to Iraq's air forces, which is using them in an ongoing campaign against the country's branch of al-Qaida, officials in Washington and Baghdad said Thursday.
Fotros can monitor the ground with cameras, or it can be equipped with air-to-ground missiles and used to attack enemy points, the announcement said.
Providing new details about the raid, American officials told the Times that the attack had been carried out by Israeli aircraft that flew over the eastern Mediterranean, fired air-to-ground missiles and never entered Syrian airspace.
The United Arab Emirates will be allowed to purchase two dozen F-16 warplanes, and both Saudi Arabia and the emirates will be allowed to buy precision air-to-ground missiles. Those missiles are in a class of weapons described as "standoff",meaning they can be launched from a safe distance against ground targets.
The building was completely destroyed as the attack was carried out by Israeli Air Force F4 Phantom II fighter-bombers that used five bombs and two air-to-ground missiles.
J-15 can also carry anti-ship, air-to-air and air-to-ground missiles and precision-guided bombs.
Designed by and made in China, the J-15 is able to carry multi-type anti-ship, air-to-air and air-to-ground missiles, as well as precision-guided bombs.
Al-Ayyam printed a photo of al-Jabari's vehicle on fire after it was hit by two Israeli Air-to-Ground missiles.
Marine Corps Harrier fighters, a Special Operations aircraft armed with short-range Griffin air-to-ground missiles and a Predator unmanned aerial vehicles carrying AGM-114 Hellfire missiles.
Most unmanned aerial vehicles are too small to carry the current array of missiles and bombs, creating the need for smaller air-to-ground missiles. The current anti-tank missiles weigh more than 100 pounds, and U.S.
"They will also help in training them in launching munitions, bombs, air-to-air and air-to-ground missiles."
Israeli warplanes have fired air-to-ground missiles at the IUG, the biggest and oldest scientific edifice in the impoverished Gaza Strip, on Monday and Tuesday.
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