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Definition of the adjective air-to-surface

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  1. operating from or designed to be fired from aircraft at targets on the ground

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Space and Astronomy (2009)

by Joseph A. Angelo

air-to-surface missile (ASM) A missile launched from an airborne platform at a surface target. Sometimes referred to as an AGM, ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Space Technology, Revised Edition (2009)

by Joseph A. Angelo

An air-to-surface guided missile (ASGM) is an air-launched missile for use against surface targets. A surface-to-air guided missile (SAGM) is a surface- launched guided missile for use against targets in the air. Finally, a surface-to- surface ...

Google previewDictionary of Space Technology (2013)

by Joseph Angelo

An air-to-surface guided missile (ASGM)is an air-launched missileforuse against surfacetargets.A surface-to-air guided missile (SAGM)isa surface-launched guidedmissile for useagainsttargets in the air.

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Technical Education

radio-controlled Bullpup air-to-surface weapon is no longer in active United States service, but is still in production elsewhere. An infrared-homing model of the air-to-surface Maverick is in production; an earlier version of this weapon is laser ...

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

application system; assault squadron as airscoop; air-to-surface missile; alloy steel; alto sax; antiseptic; aortic stenosis; asymmetric a-s ascendance-submission a/s account sales; after sight; airspeed; ...

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

by Jeffrey M. Elliot, Robert Reginald

surface-to-surface, air-to-surface, air interceptor). Air force recruits — which include both men and women — spend about six weeks as basic trainees.

Google previewDictionary of Astronomy and Astronautics (1959)

by Armand Spitz, Frank Gaynor

air-to-surface missiles (ASM), surface-to-air missiles (SAM), and surface-to-surface missiles ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Military Technology and Innovation (2004)

by Stephen Bull

ll air-to-surface wire- guided tactical missile was widely produced from 1960. Weighing 66 lb, it cruised at 360 mph to a range of about two miles and was available in a variety of subtypes, ...

Google previewThe Military Dictionary (1987)

air-to-surface guided missile—(DOD, NATO) An air- launched guided missile for use against surface targets. air traffic control and landing systems—(DOD) Department of Defense facilities, personnel, and equipment (fixed, ...

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

As Amended Through April 2010 by Barry Leonard

air-to-surface guided missile — (*) An air-launched guided missile for use against surface targets. See also guided missile. air traffic control and landing system — Department of Defense facilities, personnel, and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Crisis Management (2013)

by K. Bradley Penuel, Matt Statler, Ryan Hagen

Air-to-surface missiles are launched from an aircraft to strike ground or sea targets. Shortrange missiles typically use rockets, whereas longer-range missiles use jet engines, though this is not universally true, and some Soviet-era missile ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

aide-de-camp ADC air-to-air missile AAM air-to-surface missile ASM ...

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