air cover

air cover

noun
1.
the use of aircraft to protect ground or naval military operations.
2.
the protection given by such aircraft.
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air cover
 
n
Also called: air support
 a.  the use of aircraft to provide aerial protection for ground forces against enemy air attack
 b.  the aircraft used in this

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