air-to-surface air-to-surface

Definition(s):

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

Antonyms(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Western analysts have not yet fully evaluated its functions, but it seems to carry antisubmarine weapons and both air-to-air and air-to-surface missiles.
  2. Among prime espionage targets: advanced French aircraft carriers and the Exocet air-to-surface missile.

News

  1. Lockheed Martin Receives JASSM Contract for Additional Integration onto Finish Air Force F-18

    Orlando FL (SPX) Jun 12, 2013 Lockheed Martin received a $34.2 million Foreign Military Sales contract from the U.S. Air Force to support additional integration of the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) onto the Finnish Air Force F-18C/D aircraft. Finland is the second international customer for JASSM. This second contract for Finland includes test missiles, software development and ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Space War

  2. Lockheed gets second JASSM deal for Finland

    ORLAND, Fla., June 10 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin reports a $34.2 million contract to support integration of its Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile onto Finland's F-18C/D fighters.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: UPI

  3. Lockheed Martin Receives $34 Million JASSM® Contract For Additional Integration Onto Finnish Air Force F-18

    ORLANDO, Fla., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] received a $34.2 million Foreign Military Sales contract from the U.S. Air Force to support additional integration of the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) onto the Finnish Air Force F-18C/D...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: PR Newswire

Quotes

  1. "We no longer plan to use Wittstock as an air-to-surface bombing exercise site," Defense Minister Franz Josef Jung said in Berlin.
    on Jul 9, 2009 By: Franz Josef Jung Source: Deutsche Welle

  2. "Georgia's civil aviation radars registered that at 1420 GMT a SU-24 jet crossed the Georgian border. The jet dropped a guided air-to-surface missile at this exact place. At the moment specialists are defining the type and model of the missile. The...
    on Aug 6, 2007 By: Vano Merabishvili Source: RussiaToday

  3. "Lockheed Martin's Joint Air-to-Surface Stand-off Missile (or JASSM) has been selected as the new long range air-to-surface missile to equip the Australian Defence Force's F/A-18 Hornet fleet," Defence Minister Brendan Nelson said in a statement.
    on Feb 27, 2006 By: Brendan Nelson Source: The Age

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