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Synonyms for antiaircraft

artillery designed to shoot upward at airplanes

designed for defense from a surface position against air attack

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Procurement Logistic Support Elements 2X35 Mm Caliber Antiaircraft System, Self Propelled, Gepard
OSCE Secretary-General Lamberto Zannier said in Brussels on November 12 that video from OSCE monitor drones shows "nondescript militias wearing no identification [fighting] on the side of the rebels" and firing antiaircraft weapons at the OSCE drones.
The agency went on to emphasize that "armed extremist groups in Syria" possess antiaircraft weapons and some of them "have successfully shot down Syrian military aircraft" during the conflict in that country.
After reaching a historic agreement with Russia to reorganize our armed forces, all of the paperwork has been completed and we will soon receive deliveries of artillery pieces, tanks, shoulder-fired antiaircraft missiles and other military equipment," Almazbek Atambayev said.
Caption: ANOTHER MISSILE--The Islamic Republic says it has started a production line for a new antiaircraft missile system dubbed the Sayyad-2 (Hunter-2).
Serving in the 1st Army Headquarters 129th Antiaircraft Artillery Gun Battalion as medical officer general duty surgery, he had joined the U.
hp) not committed to providing the more sophisticated antitank and antiaircraft weaponry the rebels say they need to defeat regime forces.
Syria has an extensive arsenal of antiaircraft missiles concentrated mainly around Damascus, the Golan Heights, the Homs-Aleppo corridor and along the coast.
Another incident happened when, at the age of 16, together with my twin brother Dennis and some of our pals, we decided to join the newly-formed antiaircraft unit of the home guard situated near to Newport Bridge.
Pantsir-S1 is a short-to-medium range combined surface-to-air missile and antiaircraft artillery system manufactured by the Tula-based Instrument Making Design Bureau (KPB)," said Denisov.
officials said Israel launched a rare air strike inside Syria on Wednesday targeting a convoy carrying antiaircraft weapons bound for Hezbollah, the powerful Lebanese militant group allied with Syria and Iran.
He considered that the use of tanks, artillery and antiaircraft by the armed terrorist groups means that there is a real war in Syria.
There was a Bren antiaircraft gun, a Sten submachine gun and a Thompson submachine gun, along with hand grenades, a Willy's US Army Jeep, tin hats and other items.
Mission to Berlin: The American Airmen Who Struck the Heart of Hitler's Reich tells the history of bombing missions to Berlin between 1940 and 1945, showing how crews ran a gauntlet of antiaircraft defenses during the night, carrying out the most sustained effort against a German city during the war.
Because of the sanctions, Moscow canceled shipment of its S-300 antiaircraft missile system to Iran.