air-to-surface missile


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air-to-surface missile

[¦er tü ¦sər·fəs ′mis·əl]
(ordnance)
A missile launched from aircraft at a ground or sea target. Abbreviated ASM.
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On April 20, an air-to-surface missile killed Nour al-Dibari in Gaza.
A total of 100 cruise and air-to-surface missiles were launched at targets in Syria, the ministry stated, noting that two US warships carried out the attack from the Red Sea, as well as tactical aviation over the Mediterranean Sea and B-1B bombers from al Tanf area.
13, the Army also successfully launched eight Hellfire air-to-surface missiles at targets in the sea in its first live-fire exercise, during which 12 Apache helicopters were mobilized.
Japan's Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera last Friday announced plans to purchase air-to-surface missiles for inclusion in the arsenal of Japanese jet fighters.
Summary: The Lebanese Army's Logistics Brigade Thursday received a number of Hellfire air-to-surface missiles from the United States, according to a statement from the Army.
The military training involved long-range air-to-surface missiles and ballistic missiles, South Korea's joint chiefs of staff said in a statement.
The aircraft can operate at an altitude of up to 29,000 feet and can carry four Hellfire air-to-surface missiles. In case a war breaks out, the system is capable of destroying the war command in North Korea, the report noted.
The plane is capable of 'carrying short-range air-to-air missiles, air-to-surface missiles with countermeasures such as chaffs and infrared flares,' said PAF.
The JF-17 can employ variety of weapons including air-to-air and air-to-surface missiles. The aircraft is equipped with cutting edge avionics and weaponry.
The JF-17 can deploy a variety of weapons including air-to-air and air-to-surface missiles. The aircraft is equipped with cutting edge avionics and weaponry.
In July, JUSTICE documented shellings from air-to-surface missiles, barrel bombs and short range missiles, among others.
The proposed Indian Navy S-70B variant will include avionics and flexible open architecture Weapons Management Systems that integrate an advanced sonar, 360 degree search radar, modern air-to-surface missiles, and torpedoes for the ASW role.

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