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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On April 14, an air-to-surface missile killed Ibrahim Mohanned Abu 'Olba, the National Resistance Brigades' (the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine's armed wing) leader in northern Gaza.
An unidentified customer has deployed a small Raytheon air-to-surface missile on the Predator unmanned aircraft.
The air-to-surface missile has range of eight kilometers and will be integrated into T-129 attack helicopters that are being jointly produced by Turkey and Italy.
The aircraft will also contribute to the navy's anti-surface warfare role by providing an air-to-surface missile capability.
Jerusalem, Mar 9 (ANI): Israel has acknowledged for the first time that Iran had mastered the technology to make a nuclear bomb, on the same day that the Iranians announced they had successfully tested a new air-to-surface missile.
At dawn, a house in Beit Lahia was directly hit with an air-to-surface missile.
In Tal Al-Zaatar neighborhood, an air-to-surface missile turned a house into smouldering wreckage.
Medical sources said Khaled Al-Buree, 25, died in explosion of an air-to-surface missile, fired by an attacking Israeli aircraft.
Over the course of the exercise, ATAC jets flew nearly 100 hours, including Strike, Defensive Counter Air, and threat Air-to-Surface missile profiles, while maintaining a 98% sortie completion rate.
Security sources said a reconnaissance plane fired an air-to-surface missile in the direction of a Subaru car on a main street in the district of Hey Al-Sultan west of the town, hitting the vehicle directly and instantly killing two commanders of the group.
Hours earlier, an Israeli gunship helicopter fired air-to-surface missiles on government buildings in the Golan town, inflicting damage.
In July, JUSTICE documented shellings from air-to-surface missiles, barrel bombs and short range missiles, among others.
The proposed Indian Navy S-70B variant will include avionics and flexible open architecture Weapons Management Systems that integrate an advanced sonar, 360 degree search radar, modern air-to-surface missiles, and torpedoes for the ASW role.
Negotiations have been concluded for the purchase of 40 JASSM long-range air-to-surface missiles for its 48-strong fleet of F-16 fighter jets, said Deputy Defense Minister Czeslaw Mroczek, Following the United States' recent approval of the deal, the agreement will be signed in December and the missiles will be fully operational in March 2017.
With the capability to neutralize aerial targets like fighter jets, cruise missiles and air-to-surface missiles, defence experts compare Akash to the MIM-104 Patriot surface-to-air missile system of USA.
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