Surface-to-air Weapon Definition -

surface-to-air weapon

Term Source: JP 3-09.3 (Close Air Support) ?

1.) A surface-launched weapon for use against airborne targets. Examples include missiles, rockets, and air defense guns.

In the United States, military vocabulary is standardized by the Department of Defence. These terms are used by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.

Term Classification: operations


Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-09.3: Close Air Support, updated July 2009

This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015

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