surface-to-surface missile

/sɜfəs-tə-ˈsɜfəs mɪsaɪl/ (say serfuhs-tuh-'serfuhs misuyl)

noun
a missile which is designed to be launched from the ground against a surface target.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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