air-to-surface missile


air-to-surface missile
/ɛə-tə-ˈsɜfəs mɪsaɪl/ (say air-tuh-'serfuhs misuyl)

noun
a missile, usually guided, designed to be fired from an aircraft at a target on the ground.
Also, air-to-ground missile.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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