air-to-ground missile

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Noun1.air-to-ground missile - a missile designed to be launched from an airplane at a target on the groundair-to-ground missile - a missile designed to be launched from an airplane at a target on the ground
missile - a rocket carrying a warhead of conventional or nuclear explosives; may be ballistic or directed by remote control
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Designed at PZL Mielec as a lighter weight, lower cost alternative to currently fielded dual-station external wings, a single-station pylon attached to one or both sides of the aircraft will be compatible with the advanced weapon system that allows Black Hawk pilot gunners to support battlefield operations using forward firing guns, rockets and air-to-ground missiles.
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