air-to-ground missile

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

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Dehlaviyeh is a laser-guided air-to-ground missile with a range of over 8km and low weight used to smash armored targets with a pin-pointing capability and penetration power of 1.2m.
The Navy conducted tests early and extensively on its SLAM-ER, a long-range air-to-ground missile designed to be launched from Navy jets.
Caption: The 'Derringer door' launcher of the USMCs Lockheed Martin KC- 130J Harvest Hawk turboprop tanker/freighter allows the Raytheon AGM/BCM-176A/B Griffin air-to-ground missile to be launched without depressurising the cabin [C] US DoD
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 14, 2015-LMT's joint air-to-ground missile passes 2 flight tests
Lockheed Martin's replacement for the Hellfire missile hit a milestone in February, when the company demonstrated that the dual mode guidance section on its Joint Air-to-Ground Missile could engage targets with a laser.
The Pentagon will propose to cut a Joint Air-to-Ground Missile program, a Defense Weather Satellite System and an attack-aircraft program as part of its search for savings due to new budget cuts.
Hellfire, a loose acronym for Heliborne, Laser, Fire and Forget, is the primary air-to-ground missile system for the US armed forces, the CIA's paramilitary capabilities and many allied nations.
will jointly bid for the contract to develop an air-to-ground missile to replace the Hellfire system for the U.S.
Lockheed Martin has been selected to develop the Joint Common Missile (JCM) system, the next generation air-to-ground missile that will be carried on the US Armed Forces rotary- and fixed-wing platforms.
TX) has been selected to develop the Joint Common Missile (JCM) system, the next-generation air-to-ground missile that will be carried on US Armed Forces rotary- and fixed-wing platforms.
Flight Lieutenant Mike Rutland, 27, disabled the mobile Scud launcher with a Maverick air-to-ground missile.
There is more than a hint of self-justification in Israel's war warning about Syria, given that Israel wants to purchase from the United States early next year some more advanced fighter aircraft - either F-16s or F-15s - plus some Apache attack helicopters upgraded with the latest all-weather day/night Longbow air-to-ground missile system, even though Israel has already spent all of its US military aid funds through to the end of the current period - October 1999.
Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) said it has demonstrated its Joint Air-to-Ground Missile dual-mode guidance section during a second internally funded flight test at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.
"To increase the volume, we have to find new applications for these weapons on nonstandard platforms or [by] taking an air-to-ground missile and making a ground-to-ground missile."
Another lightweight air-to-ground missile is the 15.6-kg, tube-launched, laser-homing Raytheon Griffin, which was initially developed for the US special operations community as a step beyond the Viper Strike.
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