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Definition of the noun Air Support

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noun

  1. The act of using aircraft to attack an enemy to assist ground military forces.

Game

"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)

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Google previewMilitary readiness lingering training and equipment issues hamper air support of ground forces.

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 ...

Google previewAir University Review

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 ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Military History (2004)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of US Air Force aircraft and missile systems

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 ...

Google previewThe Arms Control, Disarmament, and Military Security Dictionary (2007)

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 .

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the United States Navy (2011)

by Patricia M. Kearns

rocket antisubmarine torpedo antisubmarine warfare amphibious task force airborne warning and control system beam Bath Iron Works commander, air group combat air patrol captain close air support commander, air Wing commander US.

Google previewDictionary of Military Terms and Acronyms (2011)

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 ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau (2013)

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, ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of World War II (2013)

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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewDictionary of the Modern Politics of Southeast Asia (2013)

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 ...

Google previewNelson's Perpetual Loose-leaf Encyclopaedia (1920)

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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Small photo of Moody, Georgia, USA - October 27, 2017: The Embraer A-29 Super Tucano is a turboprop light attack aircraft used for counter-insurgency, close air support, and aerial reconnaissance.Small photo of Moody, Georgia, USA - October 27, 2017: The Embraer A-29 Super Tucano is a turboprop light attack aircraft used for counter-insurgency, close air support, and aerial reconnaissance.Small photo of Moody, Georgia, USA - October 27, 2017: The Embraer A-29 Super Tucano is a turboprop light attack aircraft used for counter-insurgency, close air support, and aerial reconnaissance.Small photo of Zhukovsky, Russia 16 june 2017: The Mil Mi-2 (NATO: Hoplite) is a small, lightly armored turbine-powered transport helicopter that could provide close air support. Soviet Union transport helicopterSmall photo of Zhukovsky, Russia 16 june 2017: The Mil Mi-2 (NATO: Hoplite) is a small, lightly armored turbine-powered transport helicopter that could also provide close air support. Russian transport helicopter.Small photo of Su-25 close air support aircraft during the Victory Day parade rehearsal in MoscowSmall photo of Su-25 close air support aircraft during the Victory Day parade rehearsal in Moscow More...

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