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Definition of Air picket

Air picket Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
DOD Dictionary of Military Terms
(*) An airborne early warning aircraft positioned primarily to detect, report, and track approaching enemy aircraft or missiles and to control intercepts. Also called aerial picket. See also airborne early warning and control.
  
Source: U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Doctrine Division. ( About )