attack aircraft


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Noun1.attack aircraft - a high-speed military or naval airplane designed to destroy enemy aircraft in the airattack aircraft - a high-speed military or naval airplane designed to destroy enemy aircraft in the air
aeroplane, airplane, plane - an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets; "the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
interceptor - a fast maneuverable fighter plane designed to intercept enemy aircraft
kamikaze - a fighter plane used for suicide missions by Japanese pilots in World War II
stealth fighter - a fighter that is difficult to detect by radar; is built for precise targeting and uses laser-guided bombs
military plane, warplane - an aircraft designed and used for combat
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
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The Super Tucano is the best light attack aircraft in the market and we are confident that it will accomplish with excellence the missions it was selected for.
The official reason for the transferal of attack aircraft from the al-Nayrab Airbase to the Kuweires Airbase is unknown at this time.
In May, 10 soldiers were also killed from friendly fire using the SF-260 light attack aircraft.
With 1,132 total aircrafts, Egypt came 7th in the Total Attack Aircraft strength data, while Saudi Arabia came 12th, one rank ahead of Israel that got the 13th place in the list.
have begun their first in-flight training on brand new attack aircraft, set to be delivered to the Lebanese Army in 2018.
The Indian air force has declared initial operation clearance (IOC) for the latest avionics upgrade to its Sepecat Jaguar attack aircraft, the air force said.
Pakistan's Al-Khalid tank, JF-17 Thunder, K-8 Aircraft, Fast Attack Aircraft and Mushtaq's 18 aircrafts and fast attack missile boats are will become part of the exhibition.
Pakistan Al-Khalid tank, JF-17 Thunder, K-8 Aircraft, Fast Attack Aircraft and Mushtaq 18 aircrafts and fast attack missile boats are will become part of the exhibition.
A statement by the Joint Task Force said "the international US-led coalition planes carried out 16 strikes against targets for Daash in Syria, while carried out 20 strikes in Iraq, using bombers, attack aircraft, fighter jets and drones.
military on Wednesday released photos and video of Russian Sukhoi SU-24 attack aircraft making what it called very low, "aggressive" passes close to a U.
ROMA (CyHAN)- Italy has deployed four AMX attack aircraft at a base in Sicily, the Defense Ministry said in a statement late on Friday.
Bulgarian Air Force fighters MiG 29 and MiG 21 as well as Su-25 ground attack aircraft will take part in the exercise together with 12 F-15C Eagle from the 493rd Fighter SquadronA based at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England.