air-to-sur•facePronunciation: (âr'tu-sûr'fus), [key]
operating or directed from a flying aircraft to the surface: air-to-surface missiles.
from a flying aircraft to the surface of the earth: They released the rockets air-to-surface.
Also called air-to-ground Pronunciation: (âr'tu-ground'). [key]
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