air superiority


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

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Recent Examples on the Web Together, these munitions have allowed Ukrainian soldiers to destroy command posts and equipment, defend key cities, and prevent Russia from establishing air superiority. Louis Mazzante, Popular Mechanics, 23 Feb. 2023

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“Air superiority.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Mar. 2023.

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