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air cover

[′er ‚kəv·ər]
(ordnance)
The protection against attack, especially air attack, given by airplanes to surface or airborne forces.
The airplanes giving, or designated to give, this protection.

air cover

The protection against attack, particularly air attack, given by aircraft to surface or airborne forces. The term applies to aircraft that give, or are designated to give, this protection.
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She added: "The concept of a National Police Air Service seems sound providing, and I emphasise the word providing, that centralisation of the management and deployment of air cover doesn''t translate into a lack of frontline cover for West Wales.
In the Commons, Tory leader Iain Duncan Smith had "deep misgivings" about the mission, the need for US air cover and the availability of an airlift from the war zone if necessary.
attacks in Iraq Abadi said: "The only mistake committed by American troops in Iraq is the lack of coordination with Iraqi forces on the ground, because our forces are going forward, and when going forward they need air cover, and this cover is currently unavailable" .
The source added that the military forces also clashed violently boosted military aviation which provide air cover against the armed groups near Alhalabsah area west of the city.
In Bayda, the army and popular forces repulsed an attempt of the mercenaries to infiltrate toward Nata area, killing and injuring a number of the mercenaries despite the heavy air cover to back the mercenaries on the ground, the official added.
The company hope to start a close cooperation with nearby Wrexham Berwyn Prison where inmates will be given NVQ training in the manufacture of an Air Cover subsidiary, Klobbabags.
Therefore, Iraq needs an international air cover to monitor the desert and borders," he said.
Commander of the Tigris Operations Major General Mezher al-Azzawi told the NINA correspondent that joint security forces and with the suppot from the popular crowd under air cover began to carry out a military operation to track the Daesh cells in the areas of Wadi Thalab, Ain Al-Samak and the destroyed mosque on the side of Imam Wayis.
By firing off decoy flares, the F-22 interfered with the flight of a pair of Russian Su-25s," the ministry's statement read, adding, "A Russian Su-35 fighter jet, performing an air cover mission at an altitude of 10,000 meters, swiftly approached the F-22 from the rear, forcing the American aircraft to leave the area.
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The navy without air cover still might have been able to hold off a German invasion, but a navy with air cover was certainly more formidable.
Russia, a key ally of Syrian president Bashar Assad, has been providing air cover to the government's offensive since 2015.