aircraft rocket

aircraft rocket

[′er‚kraft ‚räk·ət]
(ordnance)
A rocket missile designed to be launched from an aircraft and employing warheads that are armor-piercing, incendiary, or explosive; it is carried beneath the wings of fighter or ground-attack airplanes.
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75-inch aircraft rocket launchers and/or subcomponents to support Navy, Marine Corp and Air Force operations (training and in theatre)
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