air-to-surface missile

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air-to-surface missile

[¦er tü ¦sər·fəs ′mis·əl]
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A missile launched from aircraft at a ground or sea target. Abbreviated ASM.
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Caption: Rafael's combat proven Iron Dome Counter Rocket, Artillery and Mortar Very Short-Range Air Defence system, maintains the capability to engage fixed-wing and rotary-wing threats plus UAVs and air-to-ground missiles at significant ranges [c] Rafael
Lockheed Martin is claiming a technical breakthrough with a solid propellant rocket motor propulsion system in the competition for the prized joint air-to-ground missile (JAGM) contract.
An unspecified number of orders have been won for Mica air-to-air missiles and Black Shaheen air-to-ground missiles.
Traveling at great speeds, the jets launch air-to-ground missiles with great accuracy, which can destroy the player's base in the blink of an eye.
Armed external wings on either side of the displayed aircraft feature a total of four weapons stations, with launchers for a mix of air-to-ground missiles, a 19-shot Hydra-70 rocket pod, and an FN HERSTAL Belgium manufactured rocket machine gun pod.
sent two B-52 Stratofortress, which can be equipped with long-range nuclear air-to-ground missiles, to fly over the skies near South Korea during the exercises with the Japanese Air Self-Defense Force.
Since the commencement of US-led combat operations in Afghanistan and Iraq last decade, a trend has emerged for precision guidance kits to equip air-to-ground rockets providing an equivalent level of accuracy to Air-to-Ground Missiles (AGMs) but at less cost.
Also to prepare the fighter for air-to-ground assault missions, we have equipped the F14 fighters with air-to-ground missiles and with bombing capability," Pilot Shafiyee added.
Only one of the Cessnas is usable in combat, having been fitted to fire Hellfire air-to-ground missiles.
The J-15 is capable of firing anti-ship, air-to-air and air-to-ground missiles and precision guided bombs.
The current confrontation began Mar 16 when Israeli air-to-ground missiles killed the leader of the Popular Resistance Committees, Zuhair al-Qissi, and his assistant in Gaza.
The S5K air-to-ground missiles are commonly used by terrorists in Afghanist= an and Iraq, but they are less accurate when fired from the ground.

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