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antiaircraft

[′an·tē′er‚kraft]
(ordnance)
Used, or designed to be used, against airborne aircraft or missiles. Abbreviated AA.
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"The antiaircraft missile regiment of the 4th Air Force and Air Defense Army of the Southern Military District based in the Republic of Crimea has received a modern S-400 Triumf air defense missile system for operation," the press office said, TASS reported.
The S-400 Triumph, a long-range antiaircraft missile system, went into service in 2007.
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TRIPOLI, Libya -- "The fire is inside the airport!" a militiaman cried, as he fired an antiaircraft cannon on the back of a pickup truck toward the runway of Libya's main international airport.
According to the FAA's announcement, "the ongoing armed conflict and volatile security environment in Syria poses a serious potential threat to civil aviation." The agency went on to emphasize that "armed extremist groups in Syria" possess antiaircraft weapons and some of them "have successfully shot down Syrian military aircraft" during the conflict in that country.
Caption: ANOTHER MISSILE--The Islamic Republic says it has started a production line for a new antiaircraft missile system dubbed the Sayyad-2 (Hunter-2).
Syria has an extensive arsenal of antiaircraft missiles concentrated mainly around Damascus, the Golan Heights, the Homs-Aleppo corridor and along the coast.
Another incident happened when, at the age of 16, together with my twin brother Dennis and some of our pals, we decided to join the newly-formed antiaircraft unit of the home guard situated near to Newport Bridge.
"Pantsir-S1 is a short-to-medium range combined surface-to-air missile and antiaircraft artillery system manufactured by the Tula-based Instrument Making Design Bureau (KPB)," said Denisov.
officials said Israel launched a rare air strike inside Syria on Wednesday targeting a convoy carrying antiaircraft weapons bound for Hezbollah, the powerful Lebanese militant group allied with Syria and Iran.