military operations by combatants involving the use of aircraft.
those phases or aspects of a war in which aircraft play a part.
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How to use air war in a sentence
There have also been instances during this air war when combat aircraft are not available in time to strike a target that pops up.Air Force Pilots Say They're Flying Blind Against ISIS | Dave Majumdar | October 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And while the American strategy for ISIS is stalled, the air war in Iraq has been expanding steadily.America Has an Unannounced ISIS Strategy, And It Involves Iran | Jacob Siegel | September 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
ZUMAR, Iraq — The role of American Special Operations Forces in Iraq has remained hidden even while the U.S. air war expands.Are American Troops Already Fighting on the Front Lines in Iraq? | Ford Sypher | September 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It may be the air war alone that opened the way for the recent Kurdish offensive or it may be the presence of elite ground forces.Are American Troops Already Fighting on the Front Lines in Iraq? | Ford Sypher | September 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
At the least, a nearly yearlong air war between now and next May might just make voters sick of them both.
There had been rain in the night; the air war full of forest fragrance, and the low, sweet voice of twittering birds.The March Family Trilogy, Complete | William Dean Howells
In the end the new bombardment group only served to limit black participation in the air war.Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965 | Morris J. MacGregor, Jr.
Two recent developments of the hot-air war balloon suggest great possibilities in the near future.The Dominion of the Air | J. M. Bacon
Thar warn't no wind on the yearth, but up above the air war a-stirrin'.The Phantoms Of The Foot-Bridge | Charles Egbert Craddock (AKA Mary Noailles Murfree)
First documentation I found was in the South Pacific air war in the '40s.A Fine Fix | R. C. Noll