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Definition of the noun Airstrike

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noun - plural: airstrikes

  1. A particular military strategy that utilizes air-based munitions to attack a target.

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"Airstrike" is a video game.

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Airstrike: An airstrike or air strike is an attack on a specific objective by military aircraft during an offensive mission. Air strikes are commonly delivered from aircraft such as fighters, bombers, ground attack aircraft, and attack helicopters. The official definition includes all sorts of targets, including enemy air targets, but in popular use the term is usually narrowed to a tactical attack on a ground or naval objective. Weapons used in an airstrike can range from machine gun bullets and missiles to various types of bombs. It is also commonly referred to as an air raid.

  • also known as 空袭

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Google previewVideo Game Bible, 1985-2002 (2002)

by Andy Slaven

AeroWings 2: Airstrike Crave 7 AeroWings 2: Airstrike is a nice update to its predecessor. Graphics are great, and all of the usual extreme details are in place, for all of the flight sim fans out there. One important thing to note is that AeroWings 2 ...

Google previewOil, electricity and Taleb’s ‚Black Swan‘ (2012)

The impact of the highly improbable on energy and how to mitigate it by Ullrich Müller

Because such an airstrike is a currently discussed possibility, no foreign policy maker would completely rule it out. Consequently, Taleb argues that not even the financial crisis from 2007 should count as a 'Black Swan', since many of its ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Barack Obama Administration (2014)

by Michael J. Pomante II, Scot Schraufnagel

The materials that Manning provided to Assange's organization included videos from a 12 July 2007 airstrike in Baghdad , Iraq ...

Google previewTweeting to Freedom: An Encyclopedia of Citizen Protests and Uprisings around the World (2017)

by William J Willis, Anthony R. Fellow

Among these WikiLeaks releases have been gunsight video footage from a July 12, 2007, airstrike in Baghdad, which resulted in the deaths of many noncombatants, including some Iraqi journalists. The airstrike was carried out by an AH-64 ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Warfare (2017)

by Benjamin C. Garrett

The operation was an airstrike reminiscent of the one carried out in 1981 by Israel against the Osirak nuclear reactor near Baghdad, Iraq. It succeeded in destroying the facility, although the operation was kept secret by both Israel and Syria for ...

Google previewUrban Dictionary (2012)

Freshest Street Slang Defined by Aaron Peckham

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Google previewDictionary of Terrorism (2010)

by David Wright-Neville

Namangani was reportedly killed in a US airstrike in ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Nigeria (2009)

by Toyin Falola, Ann Genova

The name given to an airstrike mission on federal forces led by Count Carl Gustaf Von Rosen on behalf of the secessionist Republic of Biafra in May 1969 during the civil war. OPERATION FEED THE NATION. A hunger eradication program ...

Google previewA Dictionary of World History (2015)

by Anne Kerr, Edmund Wright

Its influence grew during the second *intifada, during which Yassin was killed by an Israeli airstrike. In 2006 it won legislative elections for the Palestinian National Authority ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the World's Special Forces (2014)

Tactics, History, Strategy, Weapons by Mike Ryan, Chris Mann, Alexander Stilwell

Once atarget hasbeen positively identified, theunit waits until there areno civiliansabout,then calls ina precision airstrike. The.

Google previewFirst Amendment Rights: An Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2012)

An Encyclopedia by Nancy S. Lind, Erik T. Rankin

airstrike in Baghdad, in which a number of Iraqi journalists (among others) were killed. The „ Collateral Murder‰ video·as it was labeled by WikiLeaks·depicted an Apache ...

Google previewPalgrave Dictionary of Public Order Policing, Protest and Political Violence (2014)

by P. Joyce, N. Wain

froman airstrike in July2007 inBaghdad in which Iraqijournalists were among thosekilled by an American ...

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