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Active Air Defense

Definition of the noun active air defense

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  1. air defense by the use aircraft or missiles or artillery or electronic countermeasures
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic term: air defense = defensive measures designed to destroy attacking enemy aircraft or missiles or to nullify their effectiveness

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Google previewDepartment of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms (2011)

As Amended Through April 2010 by Barry Leonard

active air defense — Direct defensive action taken to destroy, nullify, or reduce the ...

Google previewDictionary of Military Terms and Acronyms (2011)

by Us Department Of Defense

active air defense — Direct defensive action taken to destroy, nullify, or reduce the effectiveness of hostile air and missile threats against friendly forces and assets. It includes the use of aircraft, air defense weapons, electronic warfare ...

Google previewThe Military Dictionary (1987)

See also active air defense; passive air defense. air defense action area—(DOD, NATO) ...

Google previewArmy Dictionary and Desk Reference (2010)

by Tim Zurick USAR

active air defense • 3 accounting symbol Combination of letters in a message heading identifying the activity financially responsible for the message (ADMIN) accredited officer An officer of a foreign government who is authorized access to ...

Google previewNATO-Russia Military and Political Dictionary (2002)

by Igor V Sharshakov

an advance – организовать передовой участок зоны коммуникаций activate button – пусковая кнопка activating agent – активирующее вещество activation frame – запись активации activator – активатор active air defense – активная ...

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