assault aircraft


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assault aircraft

A powered aircraft that moves assault troops and/or cargo into an objective area.
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The second priority is the future long-range assault aircraft, or FLRAA, to replace the Black Hawk.
Boeing says the SB-1 Defiant, being developed with Sikorsky, could be suitable for the Army's Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft needs.
The UAE's Advanced Military Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Centre (Ammroc) has developed the assault aircraft's integrated armament system.
DEBKAfile reported that Iran has begun arming its Iraqi Shiite proxy militias with light assault aircraft, attack helicopters and medium-range surface missiles.
Army's primary medium lift utility transport and air assault aircraft.
The UH-60 twin-engine helicopter is the US Army's primary medium lift utility transport and air assault aircraft.
EST), two American A-10 assault aircraft entered Syrian airspace from Turkey, flew right to the city of Aleppo and bombed targets there," Konashenkov said, (https://www.rt.com/news/332109-russian-jets-isis-warlords/) according to Russia Today. 
After the war, gliders were phased out as assault aircraft, ultimately being replaced with helicopters.
The air group in Syria includes more than 50 warplanes, including Su-34 and Su-24M bombers; Su-25 assault aircraft; Su-30SM fighter jets as well as Mi-8 and Mi-24 helicopters.
A statement by the Ministry said the airstrikeswere carried out by Sukhoi Su-24M and Su-34bombers and Su-25SM assault aircraft and caused thedestruction of 53 fortified zones, 7 arms depots,4 training camps and a command post, in addition to