English version

air-to-air

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Weapons
air-to-airˌair-to-ˈair adjective  PMWshot from one plane to another while both planes are flying an air-to-air missile
Examples from the Corpus
air-to-airArmament underwing comprises a UV-16-57 rocket pod on the outer pylon and an inert AA-8 Aphid air-to-air missile on the inner pylon.We revolutionized the air-intercept missile business in the 1950s with the first radar-guided air-to-air missile.Will the Minister tell us what progress has been made on the procurement of air-to-air missiles for the aircraft?
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