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air-to-surface

Syllabification: air-to-sur·face

Definition of air-to-surface in English:

adjective

Directed or operating from an aircraft in flight to the surface of the sea or other body of water.
Example sentences
  • 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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