helicopter gunship


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helicopter gunship

n
(Aeronautics) a large heavily armed helicopter used for ground attack
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helicopter gunship

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Thousands of Ugandan troops backed by helicopter gunships are fighting for Kiir.
Last May, the rebel group said it shot a helicopter gunship over Melut town, near the main Paloch oilfields, killing a number of soldiers on board.
Israeli helicopter gunships killed an activist of the militant group Islamic Jihad in a rocket attack on his car in the Gaza strip Monday, and in the West Bank town of Bethlehem, Palestinians shot dead an Israeli soldier.
South Sudanese rebels led by former vice-president Riek Machar on Wednesday said their forces brought down a helicopter gunship during a heavy fighting for control of the town adjacent to the country's main oilfields of Paloch.
According to sources, the security forces are engaged in a gruesome battle in the region, and are also being assisted by Pakistan Air Force fighter jets and helicopter gunships.
During the military fire, the helicopter gunship pounded underground bunkers of militants outside Khar, the main town in the Bajuar tribal district, killing six, local government official Farooq Khan said.
February 8, 2014 (JUBA) -- A Ugandan helicopter gunship gunner has been killed by the South Sudanese rebels and damaged the attacker helicopter in the South Sudanese central state of Lakes, according to the rebels spokesperson.
TEN people were killed yesterday after Israel's first suicide bombing for nearly three months and helicopter gunship attacks on Palestinians.
NINE people died yesterday after Israel's first suicide bombing for nearly three months and helicopter gunship attacks on Palestinians.
The escalation of the crisis began late Wednesday, when a French helicopter gunship fired on a van carrying several mutineers as they headed into an assault on the national radio station in the capital, Bangui.
Earlier, Hamas leader Bakar Hamdan, 25, died after a helicopter gunship attacked him as he drove through a refugee camp in the Gaza Strip.
The Defence Ministry said the Mi-28N helicopter gunship crashed near Homs early on Tuesday after completing its mission.

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