(of a missile, message, etc.) capable of traveling from a base on the surface of the earth to a target also on the surface.
from a base on the surface of the earth to a target on the surface.
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The forces had no surface-to-surface missile capability in 1970.Area Handbook for Albania
Eugene K. Keefe
of or relating to a missile launched from the surface of the earth against surface targets
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