counter air


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counter air

Air operations conducted to attain and maintain a desired degree of air superiority by the destruction or neutralization of enemy air forces. Counter air missions may be offensive or defensive. The former involves attacks on targets in the enemy territory. Defensive counter air missions involve destroying those enemy aircraft entering one's own territory.
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The F-35B can conduct close air support, offensive and defensive counter air, air interdiction, assault support escort and armed reconnaissance as part of a MAGTF or in support of the Joint Force.
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