Anti-aircraft warfare

Anti-aircraft warfare, Measures to combat enemy aerial forces.

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Anti-aircraft warfare or counter-air defence is the battlespace response to aerial warfare, defined by NATO as "all measures designed to nullify or reduce the effectiveness of hostile air action". It includes surface based, subsurface (submarine launched), and air-based weapon systems, associated sensor systems, command and control arrangements, and passive measures (e.g. barrage balloons). It may be used to protect naval, ground, and air forces in any location. However, for most countries the main effort has tended to be homeland defence.

Surface combatant
6 months ago

Surface combatant ... anti-surface role. Anti-aircraft warfare (AAW) is typically defensive in nature, protecting the ship and other friendly ships against both aircraft and...

Anti-submarine warfare carrier
6 months ago

Anti-submarine warfare carrier ... An anti-submarine warfare carrier (ASW carrier) (US hull classification symbol CVS) is a type of small aircraft carrier whose primary role is as the nucleus...

Aerial warfare
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Aerial warfare ... Aerial warfare is the use of military aircraft and other flying machines in warfare. Aerial warfare includes bombers attacking enemy installations or a...

Anti-surface warfare
4 months ago

Anti-surface warfare ... Anti-surface warfare (ASuW or ASUW) is the branch of naval warfare concerned with the suppression of surface combatants. More generally, it is any weapons...

PAAMS
2 months ago

PAAMS ... Principal Anti Air Missile System (PAAMS) is a joint programme developed by France, Italy and the United Kingdom for an integrated anti-aircraft warfare system...

Anti-tank warfare
6 months ago

Anti-tank warfare ... tank-mounted gun, anti-tank guns and anti-tank grenades used by the infantry, as well as ground-attack aircraft. Anti-tank warfare evolved rapidly during...

Nimitz-class aircraft carrier
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Nimitz-class aircraft carrier ... F/A-18C Hornets. In addition to their aircraft, the vessels carry short-range defensive weaponry for anti-aircraft warfare and missile defense. The unit cost...

CAMM (missile family)
5 months ago

CAMM (missile family) ... MAADS/Kronos LND Italian Navy - CAMM-ER to replace Aster 15 missiles. Anti-aircraft warfare Surface-to-air missile List of missiles RIM-162 ESSM Barak 8 MICA...

Anti-submarine warfare
2 months ago

Anti-submarine warfare ... Anti-submarine warfare (ASW, or in older form A/S) is a branch of underwater warfare that uses surface warships, aircraft, submarines, or other platforms...

Bremen-class frigate
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Bremen-class frigate ... They are also equipped for anti-surface warfare, while having anti-aircraft warfare point defences. This class of ship was one of the last to be constructed...

List of aircraft shootdowns
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Islamic Republic of Iran Air Defense Force
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Aviation in World War I
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L-SAM
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List of anti-aircraft weapons
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Egyptian Air Defense Forces
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H/ZKJ
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Gunnery Division (Royal Navy)
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Ack Ack
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