counter air


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counter air

Air operations conducted to attain and maintain a desired degree of air superiority by the destruction or neutralization of enemy air forces. Counter air missions may be offensive or defensive. The former involves attacks on targets in the enemy territory. Defensive counter air missions involve destroying those enemy aircraft entering one's own territory.
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In addition to protecting valuable aircraft, MALD offers counter air operations to neutralize, if not destroy, air defense systems that pose a threat to U.
Mesbah (Lantern) 1 air-defense system is designed and built to counter air attacks, different kinds of airplanes, cruise missiles, choppers and other air threats in low altitudes," he said at the time.
F/A-18C Hornets from the Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 82 Marauders and the VFA-151 Vigilantes conducted offensive counter air, defensive counter air, and strike missions.
Capt McKibban (call sign Lord 1) led a 4-ship of F-16s from Cannon Air Force Base on a defensive counter air mission.
The pilots practiced various tactics and offensive and defensive counter air operations to enhance their readiness, while building resilient relationships with each other and the participating forces.
The plan was to push 2 minutes behind our Offensive Counter Air (OCA) north into the target area.
The LCASD system KUSD will provide represents a configurable design for multiple variants anticipated to perform various missions that could require Nap-of-The-Earth (NOE) Flight, Cruising at High Altitudes, Defensive Counter Air (DCA) Maneuvers, Offensive Counter Air (OCA) Maneuvers, the Suppression of Enemy Air Defenses (SEAD) and the Destruction of Enemy Air Defenses (DEAD).
When it became clear that the Aggressor was also slipping past the CJs, the next line of counter air defense, Mike turned his element toward the threat.
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11, 2003, Maj Geary "General" Padden was the flight lead of an F-16 ADF adversary element during a 4v2 defensive counter air flight lead upgrade ride in support of the 179th Fighter Squadron, Minnesota Air National Guard.
Contractor will provide (P5CTS) hardware to provide an instrumented training capability that increases, maintains, and assesses combat proficiency in the following mission areas: counter air.
The system famously termed as a P5CTS system will improve the Air Force's combat proficiency in the areas of counter air, close air support, strategic attack, air interdiction and electronic combat.