Definition of air-to-surface in English:


Syllabification: air-to-sur·face


  • Directed or operating from an aircraft in flight to the surface of the sea or other body of water.
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    • These older aircraft configured to carry air-to-surface missiles were reconfigured to carry the new supersonic missile.
    • These included components for air-to-surface missiles, aircraft machine guns, armoured personnel carriers, combat aircraft, torpedoes and combat helicopters.
    • As warnings were broadcast, the Mirage fired two Exocet air-to-surface missiles.

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