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Sentences with the noun Air Power

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Remarkable advances made in aviation during WW1 are still at the core of air power today.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

The image of the Libyan revolution in 2011 was something of a fabrication in which the decisive role of Nato air power was understated.
(The Independent - World News, )

As warplanes from the U.S. and the United Arab Emirates pounded Islamic State fighters near the Syrian city of Kobani for a third day, the U.S.-led military campaign began running up against the limits of what air power can accomplish.
(David S. Cloud in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

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But Kerry said air power alone won't be enough.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

The loss of U.S. air power has allowed the Taliban to increase lethal strikes.
(USA Today - World, )

U.S. has limited air power options to strike Iraqi insurgents, a defense official says.
(USA Today - World, )

Prime minister says Iraqi forces closing in on center of city with help of U.S. air power.
(USA Today - World, )

Iraq requests U.S. air power to try to reverse rapid territorial gains by Sunni Muslim insurgents.
(USA Today - World, )

Russian air power is making serious strides, and may soon be able to compete with U.S. and NATO dominance.
(UPI - Security Industry, )

James Jeffrey, the former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq, said the U.S. needs to deploy air power to stop Iraqi rebels.
(CNBC, )

US air power has been used for the first time to defend US-trained rebel fighters in Syria, the Pentagon confirms.
(BBC News - World News, )

Sea battles were transformed in the 20th Century by the advent of two technological advances - the submarine and naval air power.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Advisers and better intelligence could improve United States air power in an effort to assist the Nuri Kamal al-Maliki government.
(The New York Times - World News, )

The RAAF chief says in an era of rising major power tensions air power needs to play a central role in the new defence white paper.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Since Moscow lent its air power to the Syrian government's war, Russian leader Vladimir Putin has achieved cult status in Damascus.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The letter illustrates graphically one of the most important reasons why American air power may be less effective than many imagine.
(The Independent - World News, )

A fierce Afghan counteroffensive, backed by U.S. air power, might soon wrest control of a key northern city from Taliban insurgents.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Government forces in Iraq use their limited air power to hit Islamist-led militants advancing from the north towards the capital Baghdad.
(BBC News - World News, )

Afghan forces, backed by U.S. air power, recaptured the Helmand province district of Musa Qala after it was seized by Taliban forces last week.
(UPI - News, )

Afghan forces backed by Nato air power repel an assault by more than 300 militants on an army base close to the Pakistani border, officials say.
(BBC News - World News, )

The killing of the insurgent group’s leader by a drone on Saturday is stoking discussions over when the U.S. should use air power in Afghanistan.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

President Obama says the campaign to take out ISIS will include U.S air power and help from allies but will not involve American troops on the ground.
(NBC News, )

Amid heavy ground combat in rebel-controlled areas of Ukraine on Wednesday, the downing of the jets was a serious blow to a military with limited air power.
(The New York Times - World News, )

The gap between the public perception of American air power and what can be actually delivered in short order is on display in a remote corner of northeast Nigeria.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

President Obama authorized the use of air power to defend a new U.S.-backed fighting force in Syria should it come under attack from Syrian government forces or other groups.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told Congress on Wednesday that the United States has received a request from the Iraqi government to use its air power in the conflict.
(CNN - World News, )

If tensions between the U.S. and North Korea reach the point where America uses its mighty air power against the rogue nation, it won't be much of a battle, experts told Fox News.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Hundreds of suspected militants from the Islamic insurgency Boko Haram stormed an air base in Nigeria's northeast, in a bold attempt to destroy the military's main advantage: air power.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Speaking at an air power conference in London, David Goldfein said the military needed to 'jump on' industry plans when it came to innovative technology such as Virgin Galactic (file pic).
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Syrian government forces backed by Russian air power launched a major ground offensive Thursday targeting rebel positions in northern Syria, according to government and opposition accounts.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

The U.S.'s recent success in weakening Islamic State extremists is creating momentum for a broader campaign that could take American air power to the militant group's heartland northwest of Baghdad.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Iraqi commanders in the fight to liberate Mosul from Islamic State want the government to change tactics and encourage residents to flee the city, freeing the military to use heavy artillery and air power.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Boeing, Lockheed and BAE—which make the precision-guidance kits that carry U.S. missiles and bombs to their targets—are benefiting from the U.S. military’s increased reliance on air power in the Middle East.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Syrian government forces backed by Russian air power wrested control of the historic Syrian city of Palmyra on Thursday, army officials said, driving back Islamic State extremists who had seized the city in December.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

In recent months they have provided thousands of fighters for the militias battling Isis, but their inhabitants have watched in frustration as US air power has been deployed in support of the less effective Iraqi army.
(The Independent - World News, )

President Obama has approved using American air power to defend U.S-backed rebels in Syria from attacks by President Bashar al-Assad's forces or Islamist groups, increasing the chances of direct conflict between Washington and Damascus.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Iraqi special forces — backed by U.S. and Iraqi air power — took control of two districts of eastern Mosul on Saturday after heavy fighting in which they destroyed at least 10 cars deployed by ISIS as suicide bombs, the military said.
(Reuters in CBC News - World, )

A wildfire raced up a steep canyon in the San Bernardino Mountains on Tuesday and its flames came within feet of igniting a suburban hillside neighborhood, triggering evacuations, but firefighters stopped its advance with air power and ground crews.
(Los Angeles Times - Money & Company, )

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and the country's powerful army chief left Wednesday for a strategically located secret area bordering India to witness a military exercise of ground and air power amid increasing tension with India over Kashmir.
(Fox News - World, )

In a dramatic use of U.S. air power, a pair of B-2 stealth bombers flew from Missouri to North Africa on Wednesday and dropped dozens of bombs on two camps in the Libyan desert, killing more than 80 suspected Islamic State militants, U.S. officials said Thursday.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Barack Obama spoke by phone about the continuing conflict in Syria, as forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and backed by Russian air power pressed an offensive around Aleppo, the country's largest city, officials in Moscow and Washington said Sunday.
(Fox News - Politics, )

This is how change occurs, and this has been particularly well-illustrated in the accomplishment of man's dreams of flying, as seen in the successes of such larger than life characters as: the Wright brothers; Billy Mitchell; Eddie Rickenbacker; Frenchman Louis Blériot (-1936, who was the first to successfully fly across the English Channel); Glenn Curtiss (who organized America's first aircraft company); Amelia Earhart; air power advocate Billy Mitchell; and Chuck Yeager, etc. etc..
(Forbes - Technology, )

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