Definition of "airstrikes" []

  • A military attack involving aircraft (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "airstrikes" in a sentence
  • "So Sgt. Chris Grove, whose expertise extends to calling in airstrikes from the ground in Iraq and Afghanistan, brought his squad to a spot near the runway and set up what would become an air-traffic control center."
  • "In the farm cafe, run by Stuart’s wife, Tracy, I even hear excited mutterings about paintball airstrikes from a plane on a crane."
  • "Their mission was to link up with the three Afghan warlords in the Tora Bora area, in particular Hazarat Ali, and provide them tactical advice and intelligence and above all accurately map out the al-Qaeda hideouts in the mountains and then call in American airstrikes."