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anti-air Warfare

Definition/Scope: (US Navy) Anti-air warfare (AAW) is the process of defending a water borne craft against incoming air projectiles to include aircraft. The process uses multiple forms of defense to include missiles, guns, and electronic devices.



Broader Terms:

Air Defense
guided missile frigates

Related Terms:

Integrated Ground Based Air Defense
Quick Reaction Combat Capability

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