Definition of airpower
: the military strength of a nation's air force
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As the fight for Mosul continues — closely backed by the U.S.-led coalition and heavily reliant on airpower to clear territory — reconstruction costs will only mount.
The U.S. has backed the SDF with weapons, airpower, and ground support in its campaign to defeat the Islamic State group in northern Syria.
The U.S. has backed the SDF with weapons, airpower, and ground support in its campaign to defeat the Islamic State group in Syria.
And Gates nudged the Air Force earlier this month to think beyond high-end aerial combat when visualizing the future of airpower.
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