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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An MSF hospital was bombed in an American air strike in Kunduz in northern Afghanistan on Oct.
The group, which believes Saturday's air strike in Kunduz may have been a war crime, appealed to the US, Afghanistan and other countries to mobilise a commission to investigate.
General John F Campbell, speaking at the Pentagon, said he was correcting an initial US statement that said the air strike was meant to defend US forces under fire.
If confirmed, the air strike would signal Russian intent to assist in the Syrian regime's war effort at large, rather than securing the regime's coastal heartland of Latakia and Tartous," she said.
SANA'A, May 28 (Saba) - Almost 105 people, most of them civilians, were killed by the Saudi air strikes on many provinces on Wednesday, the deadliest day of bombing in over two-month aggression on Yemen.
Saudi-led coalition warplanes bombed Yemen on Wednesday despite an announcement by Riyadh that it was ending its campaign of air strikes, while renewed fighting erupted on the ground between rebels and forces loyal to the exiled president.
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VLADIMIR Putin yesterday issued a chilling warning that Russia would stand by Syria if America launched air strikes.
The air strike Israel carried out on Damascus is completely unacceptable.
A wounded Palestinian girl cries at the al-shifa hospital in Gaza City following an Israeli air strike on November 14, 2012.
The video was shot around about half an hour after an air strike in al-Hellok purportedly destroyed several buildings.