: launched from an airplane or helicopter at a target on the ground : air-to-surface
The United States has already armed its first generation of unmanned vehicles … with air-to-ground munitions and used them frequently in operations over the past decade.Scott Jasper, Securing Freedom in the Global Commons, 2010
an air-to-ground attack

Word History

First Known Use

1935, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of air-to-ground was in 1935

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“Air-to-ground.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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