air strike


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air strike

[′er ‚strīk]
(ordnance)
An attack on specific objectives by fighter, bomber, or attack air craft on an offensive mission; may consist of several air organizations under a single command in the air.

air strike

An attack on specific objectives by fighters, bombers, or attack aircraft on an offensive mission.
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AFP -Egypt condemned the Israeli air strikes on Wednesday that killed a top Hamas militant, as the country's dominant party said Cairo would no longer stand by as the Jewish state attacks Palestinians.
Other videos from the city of Aleppo show the aftermath of an air strike.
Summary: Syrian fighter jets have carried out air strikes on the northern city of Aleppo.
A woman runs along a road during an air strike by the Sudanese air force in Rubkona near Bentiu April 23, 2012 (Reuters/Goran Tomasevic)
It said Bahjat Za'lan, 38, was killed and 13 others were injured in the air strike, including seven children and two women, all from the same family.
Heikal's remarks that the air strike was a minor one and that it was just a demonstration rather than a real strike are nothing but defamation of the armed forces and the role of the Air Force," the pilots wrote in their report.
An Israeli army spokesman conveyed the air strike targeted a group of Palestinians who had fired an anti-tank missile towards a military patrol on the Israeli side of the border.
An Israeli army spokesman said the air strike targeted a group of gunmen who had fired an anti-tank missile towards a military patrol on the Israeli side of the border.
Semati says the hardliners would stir up trouble among the Iraqi Shiites in the event of an air strike, and might also infiltrate Revolutionary Guards across the long border to shoot at U.
It was the largest air strike against Iraq in two years.
The squadron's responsibilities were overwhelming with just its fixed-wing missions, including artillery spotting, observation, search, air strike direction, reconnaissance, resupply, evacuation, photo ops, liaison and transportation.
While the debate surrounding the use of a combined NATO air and ground force versus a NATO air strike campaign continues to make the headlines, a few pundits are referring to the NATO air strikes in Bosnia-Herzegovina of 1995.