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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The 1-204th ADA, trained in Air Defense Artillery, will protect Forward Operating Bases (FOBs).
This initiative also has the potential to increase survivability of the aircraft by providing the Longbow possible early warning of known enemy air defense artillery (ADA) emitters.
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.
Attending last month's FUE ceremony, besides McKaig, were MG John Costello, commander US Army Air Defense Artillery and MG David Gust, program executive officer for Intelligence, Electronic Warfare and Sensors, who oversees the Sentinel Product Manager Office.
THAAD was operated by soldiers from the Alpha Battery, 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment.
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.
Is there a prioritized threats list or defended asset list such as Air Defense Artillery creates/uses?
During the second day of the drills, Iran's air defense force assessed the preparedness and performance of its air defense artillery and mid-range missile systems against low-altitude aerial threats.
Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 265th Air Defense Artillery Regiment (Avenger), 164th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, Daytona Beach, Florida.
Clem, 108th Air Defense Artillery Brigade Command, runs at the head of the formation during a brigade run Feb.
Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 2-6 Air Defense Artillery Battalion, Fort Bliss, Texas.

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