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the use of military aircraft to provide protection against attack by enemy aircraft during ground or naval operations

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The Russian Defense Ministry said the US jets attempted to interfere in a Russian mission to provide air cover for a humanitarian aid convoy.
While the Indian Navy deployed a helicopter that provided air cover, the Chinese side sent in a team of 18 personnel to sanitise the merchant ship registered in the Pacific island of Tuvalu.
Lt Gen Abdelwahab al-Saadi, Iraqi commander in charge, said: "Iraqi forces entered Fallujah under air cover from the international coalition and the Iraqi air force - supported by artillery and tanks.
The Iraqi army broke through the southern borders of the city of Falluja on Monday under air cover from an international coalition to retake the city from the Islamic State (IS).
Summary: Moscow has reduced its air cover of Iranian and Hezbollah militants fighting in Syria
They offer a fuller picture than that presented in "Revamped police air cover 'fails to deliver'", (Western Mail, March 23).
Moscow, SANA- The Russian Defense Ministry announced on Thursday that Syrian aircrafts provided Russian bombers with air cover during sorties against ISIS terrorist organization in Syria.
The only thing that could give us success are the local Kurdish forces fighting Isis with strategic, targeted air cover."
Saudi Arabia was also providing air cover, a source told AFP.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Russia on Monday criticized US plans to provide air cover for Syrian rebels with Turkey, saying any support for rivals of Russian ally Syrian President Bashar al-Assad hamper Damascus' fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
The Philippine Air Force gave air cover for the engaged troops.
Made in Australia, the cover comes in four colors and makes a nice step up from the standard Apple Pad Air Cover. The Galaxy mode comes in red or black.
Use air cover to shut down transportation--no vehicles move without clearance--equivalent to blockading a sea port.
A pair of Mig 29s chased each other in simulated dogfights, MiG 21 fightersA showed manoeuvres used in providingA air cover to airports against attackingA enemy planes, while Su 25 jets simulated A attacks against ground targets.
Insisting that he is the duly elected prime minister of his country, Maliki said that he remains determined to destroy the dens of the terrorists', and added that had proper air cover been in place, the advance of the rebels could have been stopped.