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night fighter

n
(Military) an interceptor aircraft used for operations at night
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Its equipment, military force, and operations as a strategic bomber and nightfighter as well as transport details all its uses in battle, making for a powerful account recommended for any military collection strong in World War II or equipment history.
While the first nightfighter squadron to deploy, VMF(N)-531 did in fact fly the PV-1, it was soon recognized that this platform was wholly inadequate and something more was needed.
Sgt Callan is the last soldier to be traced from the ill-fated Lancaster bomber, which was shot down by a German nightfighter in the early hours of August 30.
Yesterday it was announced a Welsh nightfighter whose crew shot down a record number of World War Two enemy aircraft had died, aged 89.
Army had many nightfighter squadrons, the Navy and Marine Corps certainly could point to their own successful units.
Andrew Thomas and Warren Thompson's AMERICAN NIGHTFIGHTER ACES OF WORLD WAR 2 (9781846033063, $22.
A nightfighter attacked their bomber, raking it with cannon fire, setting two engines on fire.
Remembrance Society chairman David King said: "The plane was shot down by a nightfighter as they were crossing Holland ( it was a very delicate mission.
Streamlight has introduced two new lines of tactical lights: the Tactical Light Series and the NightFighter Series.
Nightfighter Nick's combat record improves with not-so-distant knock-outs of Mike Carroll (out of MC's shoes) and Jaya Bonderov (smacked some teeth out of JB's jaw).
There I worked on various planes from the Lincoln bomber to the Gloucester Meteor NF11 Nightfighter.