Origin of antiaircraft
Examples from the Web for anti-aircraft
He lists them starting with modern sniper rifles going all the way up to anti-tank and anti-aircraft missiles.
In mid-July the British anti-aircraft guns had been reinforced and enhanced by a new American radar system.Life Under Air Strikes: Children Under Fire Will Never Forget — or Forgive|Clive Irving|August 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bashir said anti-aircraft weapons would make those two controversial options unnecessary.Exclusive: Kerry Told Syrian Rebels ‘We Wasted a Year’ in Fight Against Assad|Josh Rogin|May 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They should help us with real weapons, anti-tank and anti-aircraft, and with armored vehicles, training, and a no-fly zone.
They had onion skin traces made of all bombers returning from raids, as to where they'd been hit by anti-aircraft and enemy fire.
They had risen to a good height to avoid possible danger from the German anti-aircraft guns.Air Service Boys Over The Rhine|Charles Amory Beach
When flying too low they would sometimes be hit by the "archies," or anti-aircraft guns.Fighting the Boche Underground|Harry Davis Trounce
Their anti-aircraft guns barked from dawn to dark whenever a British plane was seen within range.Aircraft and Submarines|Willis J. Abbot.
The anti-aircraft guns were firing at it the whole time, but failed to hit it.At Ypres with Best-Dunkley|Thomas Hope Floyd
Tiny figures were huddled by the anti-aircraft guns, their helmets glinting in the sun.Decision|Frank M. Robinson