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Definition of the noun Air Support
What does Air Support mean as a name of something?
- The act of using aircraft to attack an enemy to assist ground military forces.
"Air Support" is the name of two distinct video games, one released in 1984 and another released in 1992.
- mode: Single-player video game
- genres: Strategy video game, Simulation video game, Action game
- publisher: Psygnosis
- released in (23 years ago)
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Air Support
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Close air support is an air action by either fixed and rotary wing aircraft against hostile targets which are near friendly forces and which require detailed integration of each air mission with the fire and maneuver of those forces. Several different ...
Close air support is a concept. It is .t method of extending the range of supporting arms for ground troops; it can provide support for rapidly moving operations such as amphibious landings when no other means is available. The need for close ...
by James C. Bradford
aviation matured, leaders began subdividing support for ground forces into reconnaissance, close air support (CAS), and battlefield air interdiction (BIA) functions, although the later two often melt together. Military use of the airplane in World ...
airborne warning and control system AWCS automatic weapons control system BROFICON broadcast fighter control CADC central air data computer CAP combat air patrol CAS close air support CCM counter-counter measures CCT combat ...
by Jeffrey M. Elliot, Robert Reginald
provide close combat and logistical air support to the army; (9) furnish air transport for the armed forces; and (10) conduct aerial photography .
by Patricia M. Kearns
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by Us Department Of Defense
air support coordination section — In amphibious operations, the section of the Navy tactical air control...
air support operations center — The principal air control agency of the theater air control system responsible for the ...
by Peter Karibe Mendy, Lobban Jr.
The introduction of hand-held shoulder-launched Soviet Strela-2 surface-to-air missiles had incapacitated Portuguese air support for Guiledge. Although the Guidage garrison was able to withstand the siege with the arrival of reinforcements, ...
The War against Germany and Italy by Anne Sharp Wells
Raeder also clashed with Hermann Göring, the head of the German air force, over air support for naval operations. At the end of December 1942, the failure of German naval forces based in Norway to stop an Allied convoy to the Union of ...
The Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War: A Political, Social, and Military History, 2nd Edition [4 volumes] (2011)
A Political, Social, and Military History by Spencer C. Tucker
Initially aircraft were dispatched in pairs from various air bases to provide limited air support to French units under siege in isolated locations. In 1950 French commander in Indochina General Jean de Lattre de Tassigny reorganized the air ...
by Michael Leifer
Some 30,000 inexperienced troops were deployed with US air support to seize the town of Tchepone, some twenty miles from the Vietnamese border. The heavily bombed target was reached only after the invading force had suffered heavy ...
An International Work of Reference, Complete in Twelve Volumes, with 7000 Illustrations, Colored Plates, Colored Maps and Engravings
Air support alone was insuflicient. In Normandy and in southern France. as well as at Anzio. U. S. naval gunfire support prevented the Germans from bringing powerful reinforcements to the beaches. On June 13, operations began against the ...
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- Air Support
Bettine and Gerard van den Brink of De Valk Roofvogels were giving their traditional falconry demonstration with various birds of prey, during Het Rondje Vierhouten.
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- Nome air support
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- Taylor Fire air support drops slurry
Air support drops retardant on the Taylor Fire, taken on 8-17-09 by Mike Chaveas. Credit: USDA Forest Service, Coconino National Forest.
Photo credit: Coconino National Forest
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- Air support Meaning
Video shows what air support means. The act of using aircraft to attack an enemy to assist ground military forces.. Air support Meaning. How to pronounce ...
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