artillery designed to shoot upward at airplanes
designed for defense from a surface position against air attack
- The computer further aids these operators by calculating the most effective use of the interceptor aircraft, antiaircraft funs, and also antiaircraft missiles.
- Originally developed by the British for military defense, this new technology allowed controllers to see the position of aircraft tracked on video displays.
- These losses could be reduced by sending along swarms of electronic- warfare aircraft and bombers to destroy the enemy radars and antiaircraft weapons.