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NOUN   an anti-aircraft artillery | anti-aircraft artilleries
зенитная артиллерия {ж}
anti-aircraft artillery <AAA>
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Translation for 'anti aircraft artillery' from English to Russian

anti-aircraft artillery <AAA>
зенитная артиллерия {ж}военно
Usage Examples English
  • With the development of effective anti-aircraft artillery in the period before the Second World War, military pilots, once the "knights of the air" during the First World War, became far more vulnerable to ground fire.
  • On 3 December, more Strelas and anti-aircraft artillery (AAA) were fired at United States Navy F-14 Tomcats flying a reconnaissance mission.
  • The Skysweeper was introduced just as surface-to-air missiles were being deployed in the long-range role, replacing earlier anti-aircraft artillery systems.
  • It was intended as a ground attack aircraft and reached the first planning phase but was given up due to lack of performance and protective armour allocation against anti-aircraft artillery.
  • British fighters destroyed some V-1 "buzz bombs" in flight, although concentrated barrages of heavy anti-aircraft artillery had greater success.
  • 500 United States Army soldiers of the 121st Anti-Aircraft Artillery (AAA) Gun Battalion occupied Walt Disney Studios the day after the attack for eight months in the period of the West Coast invasion scare, earning Disney as the only Hollywood studio to come under military occupation in history.
  • In June 1940, Congress authorized funding for the purchase of property in coastal Georgia for the purpose of building an anti-aircraft artillery training center.
  • Initially illuminating anti-aircraft artillery they soon were also employed illuminating enemy aircraft.
  • The Blenheim also proved to be vulnerable to anti-aircraft artillery, especially around the rear fuselage.
  • Knowing where each surface-to-air missile and anti-aircraft artillery system is and its type means that air raids can be plotted to avoid the most heavily defended areas and to fly on a flight profile which will give the aircraft the best chance of evading ground fire and fighter patrols.
  • All air defence assets except anti-aircraft artillery are integrated into MIADS.
  • The larger calibers of anti-aircraft artillery are almost always used airburst.
  • Reported anti-aircraft artillery included Soviet 57 mm 57 mm S-60, 23 mm self-propelled ZSU-23-4 and ZU-23-2, Czech M53/59 Praga, and Swedish Bofors 40 mm guns.
  • The government supported the organization and equipped them with anti-aircraft artillery; however, they were disbanded by the end of World War II due to the fact that there was no longer a significant threat to national security.
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