air superiority


: a larger/better air force than one's enemies
To win this war, we must achieve air superiority.

Examples of air superiority in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Such capabilities could present a unique, and unusual, challenge to Israel’s air superiority. Samuel Granados, Washington Post, 10 July 2024 This is why Ukraine has placed such a tremendous focus on developing and producing drones as a practical, efficient and economical way of counteracting Russia’s immense air superiority and their dependency on the West’s military aid. Ihor N. Stelmach, Hartford Courant, 26 Jan. 2024 In Iraq and Afghanistan, the military was able to rapidly treat injuries because the U.S. had air superiority. NPR, 3 June 2024 In Iraq and Afghanistan, the golden hour was possible because the U.S. had air superiority; the enemy had no planes or helicopters. Quil Lawrence, NPR, 2 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for air superiority 

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“Air superiority.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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