anti-aircraft


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anti-aircraft

The weapon directed against airborne aircraft (anti-aircraft artillery, surface-to-air guide weapons, or any type of fire aimed at aircraft).
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The S-400 Triumf long-range anti-aircraft missile system is used to destroy aircraft, winged and ballistic missiles, including medium-range missiles, and may be used to destroy surface facilities.
Several anti-aircraft missiles were launched from Syria following the mission and IDF (Israel Defence Force) Aerial Defence Systems intercepted one of the missiles," the military (http://www.timesofisrael.com/iaf-arrow-battery-intercepts-syrian-missile-in-first-reported-use-of-the-system/) said in its statement. 
Around midnight on Wednesday, Indian army personnel in Baramulla town fitted three anti-aircraft guns and deployed a tank in the premises of Baramulla district hospital, causing panic and fear among the patients and doctors.
Foreign-backed rebels have long demanded anti-aircraft weapons to offset the impact of devastating aerial raids by Syrian forces and, since September, also by Russian planes.
Foreign-backed rebels have long demanded anti-aircraft weapons to fight against devastating aerial raids by Syrian and, since September, Russian forces.
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, in turn, said that the defense ministry will transfer S-400 advanced anti-aircraft missile systems to the Khmeimim airbase in Syria, where Russian aviation group is based.
Albert, now 90, can clearly remember the anti-aircraft guns being set up in Tile Hill on the night of November 14, 1940, and the chaos that soon followed.
Along with the rare 1943 Panther, one of the Second World War's most feared killing machines, was an anti-aircraft gun and a torpedo, plus other weapons.
An agreement on creation of a united regional system of anti-aircraft defense between Russia and Armenia is being
NNA - North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has had his defense minister executed with anti-aircraft fire for insubordination and dozing off during formal military rallies, South Korean intelligence said Wednesday, hinting at possible instability in the Pyongyang leadership.
The parade was held on the square in front of the presidential palace, where the armed forces of Turkmenistan demonstrated such military equipment as tanks T-90 and T-72, modern military combat vehicles, self-propelled howitzers 2C1 "Gvozdika" and 2C3 "Akacia", self-propelled anti-aircraft weapon "Shilka", self-propelled anti-tank missile system "Caracal", anti-aircraft missile system "Pechora-M", long ranged anti-aircraft missile complex S-200B, multiple rocket launchers "Smerch", "Grad" and others.