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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 S-400 Triumf is the newest long-range antiaircraft missile system that went into service in 2007.
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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.
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.
He considered that the use of tanks, artillery and antiaircraft by the armed terrorist groups means that there is a real war in Syria.
Iran is reportedly about to begin uranium enrichment at a second site, deep inside a mountain surrounded by antiaircraft guns and therefore much less vulnerable to a hypothetical bombing.
Learning firsthand about combat conditions, he developed a highly efficient technique for bombing when aircraft faced opposition by enemy fighter planes and antiaircraft fire.
Mission to Berlin: The American Airmen Who Struck the Heart of Hitler's Reich tells the history of bombing missions to Berlin between 1940 and 1945, showing how crews ran a gauntlet of antiaircraft defenses during the night, carrying out the most sustained effort against a German city during the war.
org/wiki/Leon_Vance#Medal _of_Honor_citation) states, "Approaching the target, his aircraft was hit repeatedly by antiaircraft fire which seriously crippled the ship, killed the pilot, and wounded several members of the crew, including Lt.