air defense artillery


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air defense artillery

Normally refers to air defense guns meant to engage enemy aircraft. However, it includes all weapons and equipment to actively engage air targets from the ground but excludes surface-to-air guided weapons.
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One National Guard unit is the Mississippi l-204th Air Defense Artillery (1-204th ADA), headquartered in Newton, Mississippi, under the Command of LTC Don C.
3RD BATTALION, 71ST AIR DEFENSE ARTILLERY (NIKE HERCULES)--October 20-24, 2006, Branson, Missouri, Contact Howard Webb, Phone (479) 648-2959, Email ladywebb@oox.net.
12, 1984, massacre, Mascung was the platoon commander of the Air Defense Artillery Unit in North Jakarta's Tanjung Priok area, where the killings occurred.
The test was supported by soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, 43rd Air Defense Artillery, stationed at Fort Bliss, TX.
Wadman of the Florida National Guard's 2nd Bn., 265th Air Defense Artillery, died when his vehicle roiled over near Kabul.
These centers control air defense operations by fighter aircraft, surface to air missiles and air defense artillery.
She had attended the University of Virginia on an ROTC scholarship, distinguished herself in the Army as one of the few women in a Patriot air defense artillery battery, and then obtained her law degree from Harvard, having gained entry, she believes, in part because of her Army distinction.
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The major federal installation in the area is Fort Bliss, a training and air defense artillery center.
He held positions such as military officer and air defense artillery (ADA) and worked with computer systems.
The major change involves the conversion of all warrant officer positions in field artillery, air defense artillery, and military intelligence battalions to CBRN lieutenant positions and the transfer of the warrant officer positions to CBRN companies.

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