antiaircraft

[ US /ˌæntaɪˈɛɹˌkɹæft/ ]
[ UK /ˌæntɪˈe‍əkɹɑːft/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. designed for defense from a surface position against air attack
NOUN
  1. artillery designed to shoot upward at airplanes
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How To Use antiaircraft In A Sentence

  • My first command was an antiaircraft battery in the Washington-Baltimore defense perimeter.
  • Finally, through the battle damage assessment course of certain antiaircraft artillery, practicality and the validity of this criterion are verified.
  • Specifically, the Georgian military should be given the antiaircraft and antiarmor systems necessary to deter any renewed Russian aggression. Europe's New Dividing Line?
  • Although their basic weapon is the rifle, they possess modern heavy weapons, including antiaircraft missile systems, recoilless rifles, and mortars.
  • During the counteroffensive, the antiaircraft artillery shot down 700 planes.
  • Undoubtedly, his most ingenious wartime design was a convertible shipping crate for a Bofors 90 mm antiaircraft gun.
  • The Communists put more than 4,000 laborers to work repairing the Toksan Dam and emplaced antiaircraft defenses around it. Between War and Peace
  • This method had its dangers since the P38 was subjecting itself to antiaircraft fire from defenders as well as gunners aboard the Japanese bombers.
  • At 1120 the attack groups arrived over the target and began their assault against strong antiaircraft fire and fighter opposition.
  • The jet mistook the rebels' celebratory fire for antiaircraft rounds from pro-Gadhafi forces. Libya Rebels Tap Army Defectors
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