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Title: Air and Space Superiority

Action: Begin with three images a plane that is highlighted when the narrator says, "...enemy air...", a missile launcher that is highlighted at, "...missile...", and a tank highlighted when, "...air defense artillery..." is mentioned. Also, show the following text:

Air and space superiority permits friendly forces to operate without prohibitive interference by the opposing force.

Voice: Air and space superiority is that degree of dominance which permits friendly land, sea, and air forces to operate at a given time and place without prohibitive interference by the opposing force. To gain control of the air, friendly forces must counter enemy air, missile, and air defense artillery threats to, not only, assure full force protection for surface forces, but also to enable full military flexibility to conduct parallel warfare across the theater of operations.

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