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Air cover

Definition of the noun air cover

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  1. the use of military aircraft to provide protection against attack by enemy aircraft during ground or naval operations

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Google previewTalal Abu-Ghazaleh Dictionary of Patent Terms = معجم طلال أبو غزالة لبراءة الإختراع (2012)

by Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization

commodore air condensers air conditioner air conditioning apparatus air conditioning apparatus installation and repair air conditioning installations air conditioning roof hatches relay air control tower air cooler air cooling apparatus air cover ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World War II (2007)

by Alan Axelrod, Jack A. Kingston

provided extensive air cover for the evacuation, and, so swift had been ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Business Bullshit (2014)

by Alan Williams, Alison Whybrow

(see Air cover; Buck, pass the; Enablement; Hospital pass; Micromanaging; Riot act, read the) Enablement; 1. Provision of the adequate means, opportunity or authority to do something. 2. Nothing of the sort; fail to back up or protect properly ; ...

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

3, air warfare; air force, RAF, Luftwaffe; formation flying, echelon; bombing, dive- bombing, pursuit, dogfight; group, wing, flight, squadron; mission, dry run, bombing mission; air cover; formation flying; [de]briefing. 4, aircraft: a. lighter-than -air, ...

Google previewSpies, Wiretaps, and Secret Operations: An Encyclopedia of American Espionage [2 volumes] (2010)

An Encyclopedia of American Espionage by Glenn Peter Hastedt

Lacking supplies or effective air cover, the invaders were hammered by Cuban artillery. Within 72 hours, the invading force had been pushed back to its landing area at Playa Giron, where the troops were soon surrounded by Castro's forces.

Google previewPersian Gulf War Encyclopedia: A Political, Social, and Military History (2014)

A Political, Social, and Military History by Spencer C. Tucker

The Independence air wing served as the initial air cover for the deployment of coalition forces into the Persian Gulf, but several weeks would pass before it and the Eisenhower were joined by other carriers. By then, land-based airpower ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Naval Intelligence (2010)

by Nigel West

Unprotected by any Allied air cover, Prince of Wales and Repulse were sunk with the loss of 840 lives, including that of Admiral Phillips. By the end of the following month, Japanese troops reached Singapore, and on 25 February the entire ...

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