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S-AScientific Atlanta
S-ASurface-to-Air
S-ASeismic-Acoustic
S-ASafety and Arming Device (weapons firing component)
S-ASimpson-Angus Extrapyramidal Effects Scale (also seen as SAS)
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We look forward to continuing our relationship with the Army as they utilize the AIM-9X in more advanced surface-to-air scenarios."
S-300 missiles are long-range, surface-to-air missiles, used mostly for defense against ballistic missiles or hostile aircraft.
The S-300 is a long range surface-to-air missile -- manufactured by the Russian firm Almaz -- designed to intercept aircraft and cruise missiles, and its most advanced models can also target ballistic missiles.
The military aims to develop long-range surface-to-air missiles, called L-SAM, by 2020 to intercept missiles at an altitude of about 50 km.
AFP -- Egyptian security forces have seized US-made anti-tank and surface-to-air missiles destined for Gaza, where militants have said they would acquire more weapons to use against Israel, security officials said on Friday.
"The Israeli jet that was flying over Gaza was downed with a surface-to-air missile.
The former president of the Kent Golf Union has previously denied attempting to sell batteries for surface-to-air missiles which were to be shipped from the US to Tehran via the Netherlands, saying he was the victim of an FBI sting.
A group of residents in east London have dropped their legal action against plans to put surface-to-air missiles on the roof of their tower block during the Olympics.
An east London resident wants to take legal action after his apartment complex was earmarked for the use of surface-to-air missiles during the Olympics.
Former defence secretary Liam Fox, who raised the issue of Olympics security with his successor, noted that surface-to-air missiles had been used at Olympic Games since Atlanta in 1996.
LONDON: Large numbers of weapons, including surface-to-air missiles that could down commercial airliners, are still strewn around unguarded in Libya more than two months after Moammar Gadhafi was toppled in a civil war, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.
During the exercise, a Tien Kung II (Sky Bow II) surface-to-air missile hit its target 100 kilometers from shore, but six of the 19 missiles fired failed to hit their targets during the large-scale exercise, which involved the air force, the marines and the army, military officials said.
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