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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 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 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 previewDictionary of Astronomy and Astronautics (1959)

by Armand Spitz, Frank Gaynor

air-to-surface missiles (ASM) ...

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 previewAir Warfare: an International Encyclopedia: A-L (2002)

by Walter J. Boyne

ABM antiballistic missile ASC Air Support Command ACCS Air Command and Control System; also:Airborne ASM air-to-surface missile Command and Control Squadron ASTS Air Service Tactical School ACFC Air Corps Ferrying Command ...

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 previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

x arm cross arm XAS X-band Antenna System xasm experimental air-to-surface ...

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 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 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 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 previewThe Military Dictionary (1987)

air-to-surface guided missile—(DOD, NATO) An air-launched guided missile for use against surface targets. air traffic control ...

Google previewWorld War II: The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection [5 volumes] (2016)

The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection by Spencer C. Tucker

Employed in conjunction with the aircraft's air-to-surface search radar, which actually located the target, ...

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Small photo of Sliac, Slovakia August. 26. 2017. SIAF 2017 - AGM-88 HARM, a tactical air-to-surface anti-radiation missile loaded aboard an german Panavia Tornado More...

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