air-defense artillery

air-defense artillery

[′er di¦fens ‚är′til·ə·rē]
(ordnance)
Weapons and equipment for actively combating air targets from the ground. Abbreviated ADA.
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This becomes the birth date of the field artillery and air-defense artillery.
The Hellfire missile, the AH-64 Apache's primary armament, was developed to enable engagement of armor outside the range of the ZSU-23-4 Shilka mobile air-defense artillery systems that comprised the short-range air-defense system for such forces.
Aviation"; "Air-Defense Artillery in the Era of Precision-Guided Munitions, the Market Responds"; "Airborne EW Systems"; "Naval Radar Projections"; and "Emerging RF SAM Threats." Session Two will address the topic of the integrated air-defense system (IADS).