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air supremacy

That degree of air superiority in which the enemy air force is either nonexistent or incapable of effective interference with operations by one's own air, land, and maritime forces. This is the highest form of air superiority. See also air superiority and favorable air situation.
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Be thinking in terms of what is the capability that future technology will bring to us that will allow us to provide air dominance in the future.
That's what happens when you have air supremacy, and in the best of all circumstances, air dominance.
But change must come culturally as well as technically; concepts of operations must change to fully exploit the air dominance we enjoy.
Stay abreast of the latest and greatest procedures and techniques and let's stay equipped to not only provide air dominance, but to do it safely.
He said: "Winning the top position in the global battle for air dominance has only been achieved through having a loyal workforce, outstanding management team and brilliant trade union representation.
Airmen are providing air dominance over Afghanistan and Iraq, allowing us to operate in any capacity as an effective joint and coalition force with zero risk of enemy aggression from the skies.
It'll be the cornerstone of air dominance in any 21st-century battlefield,'' Ticer said.
The new jet's tactical mission spectrum spans from long-range, sea-based air dominance to deep-strike interdiction.
Perhaps the clearest indication of what air dominance meant was found in the relative rate of allied combat aircraft losses.
The development of this fifth-generation, multirole fighter aircraft represents more than a decade of investment that will produce yields for many years to come in terms of air dominance, security and commerce, and job creation.
The combat-proven Super Hornet provides unequaled air dominance and precision strike capability.
Lockheed Martin The Lockheed Martin F-35 has emerged for the first time as a candidate to replace a fleet of 556 Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornets as a carrier-based air dominance fighter for the US Navy after 2025.