Translation of surface-to-air in Spanish:

surface-to-air

tierra-aire, adj.

adjective

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    tierra-aire
    • Several companies were showing details of systems that can be installed on civilian aircraft to confuse surface-to-air missiles.
    • To fire a surface-to-air missile, it takes a little bit of expertise.
    • The Soviet-made surface-to-air missiles were fired from fields eight miles away.
    • The two men are suspected of trying to smuggle into this country shoulder-fired surface-to-air missiles designed to shoot down aircraft.
    • They stay above 5,000 feet, to avoid the threat of shoulder-fired surface-to-air missiles and small arms fire.
    • A Western diplomatic source said Nigeria already had a supply of Soviet surface-to-air missiles, but that they were in a poor state of repair.
    • A US defence official said the land-based surface-to-air missile was fired from the Crimean region of Ukraine.
    • Two naturalized U.S. citizens were indicted yesterday in a scheme to smuggle surface-to-air missiles into this country.
    • They also fired both surface-to-air missiles and surface-to-surface missiles.
    • Well, the vulnerability of commercial aircraft to surface-to-air missiles has been demonstrated.
    • Most of his attacks on US and British aircraft, however, come from surface-to-air missile sites on the ground, rather than from his airforce.
    • There are stepped-up air patrols, surface-to-air missiles at critical points, and tougher security checks for travelers.
    • They still have some aircraft hidden and they still have some surface-to-air missiles of relatively short range that are there.
    • When we then learned from the local news bulletins that defence systems such as surface-to-air missiles now encircle the city, many residents felt positively unsafe.
    • The US armed them, taught them how to fire surface-to-air missiles and dressed their wounds.
    • Witnesses said the helicopter appeared to have been hit by a surface-to-air missile and exploded on hitting the ground.
    • The same day, a shoulder-launched, surface-to-air missile was fired at a US aircraft, but missed.
    • On Saturday, insurgents hit a civilian cargo plane with a surface-to-air missile, but the aircraft landed safely.
    • There was a potential threat from surface-to-air missiles and of attack while on the ground, which required a precise tactical operation.
    • The Americans claimed they had destroyed surface-to-air missile batteries and levelled terrorist training facilities around the city.