Surface-to-air missile

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SA-2 Guideline surface-to-air missiles, one of the most widely used SAM systems in the world

A surface-to-air missile (SAM), or ground-to-air missile (GTAM), is a type of missile that is launched from ground or from a ship to destroy aircraft or other missiles.[1] It is one type of Anti-aircraft warfare.

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  1. Wragg, David W. (1973). A Dictionary of Aviation (first ed.). Osprey. p. 254. ISBN 9780850451634.

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