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air power

The power that a nation derives from its ability to fly a vehicle, or to cause it to go through the medium of air or space, and to exploit in lesser or greater degree the complex relationship that results from this ability. A nation's air power consists of all the elements of air forces, including aircraft, infrastructure, radar, surface-to-air weapons, and personnel, as well as civil, private, and commercial aviation.
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