air-to-ground air-to-ground

Definition(s):

  • (adj) operating from or designed to be fired from aircraft at targets on the ground

Usage(s):

  1. And it's versatile, geared primarily for air-to-air combat but with air-to-ground attacking ability.
  2. The Air Force followed suit with complaints about its heat-sensing air-to-ground Maverick missiles, which cost $100,000 each.

News

  • S.Korea to buy European missiles

    Seoul (AFP) June 19, 2013 South Korea will buy European bunker-busting missiles as the United States refused to sell the same kind of weapons to the country, the state procurement agency said Wednesday. At a meeting presided over by Defence Minister Kim Kwan-Jin, the Defence Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) approved a plan to purchase air-to-ground missiles with a 500-kilometre (312.5 ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Space War

Quotes

  1. "Our technology, particularly air-to-ground technology, is vastly improved," McCain told CNN's Larry King on Dec. 9, 2002. "I don't think you're going to have to see the scale of numbers of troops that we saw, nor the length of the buildup,...
    on Jan 16, 2008 By: John McCain Source: Salon

  2. Initially Lopez-Alegria joked: "I think we have a flight rule about sending that kind of news up over open air-to-ground."
    on Dec 10, 2006 By: Michael Lopez-Alegria Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "I stayed in the studio, because I had nothing else to do, listening to the air-to-ground transmissions from Houston," says Burke. "And after about half an hour, Armstrong and Aldrin started doing the kind of thing you do if you're going to...
    on Jul 1, 2009 By: James Burke Source: guardian.co.uk

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