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flak

[flak]
(ordnance)
Explosive or exploding missile fired from antiaircraft cannon.
Antiaircraft cannon, as in flak battery or flak installation.

flak

The fire from anti-aircraft artillery that appears as small puffs in the sky. These puffs are generated when shells of air defense guns self-destruct at the end of stipulated period of flight after failing to impact the enemy aircraft.
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