military aircraft

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military aircraft

[′mil·i‚ter·ē ′er‚kraft]
(aerospace engineering)
Aircraft that are designed or modified for highly specialized use by the armed services of a nation.
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Under a defence procurement investment plan approved by the government in March, the acquisition of new combat aircraft for the Bulgarian Air Force will be made in two stages.
The 126 medium-multi role combat aircraft deal is the biggest focus of the two sides at the moment.
The JF-17 is an-all weather, multi-role and light combat aircraft, which is equipped with a digital fly-by-wire flight control system, a complete glass cockpit and self-protection suit that enhances its combat potential.
It is an all-weather, multi-role, combat aircraft that has the potential to be the mainstay of any modern air force.
Textron Defense Systems announced on Tuesday that the Republic of Korea Air Force has chosen Textron Defense Systems' Sensor Fuzed Weapon (SFW) for integration onto the Korea Aerospace Industries FA-50 light combat aircraft.
DELAYS to the Royal Navy's two new aircraft carriers have "nothing to do" with the introduction of Joint Combat Aircraft which will provide their strike force, the head of the navy said.
At the time Mr Hutton said it was being done to bring the carrier programme more closely in line with the introduction of the Joint Combat Aircraft which will provide the strike force.
55 billion for FY2002-FY2007 (in-process sales of F-16 combat aircraft and related equipment account for about three-quarters of this).
An avant-garde unmanned combat aircraft that just two years ago was seen as the future of the Air Force has been relegated to a museum display.
The first operational combat aircraft made to be essentially invisible to radar, the Air Force's F-117 stealth fighters were used in both the first Persian Gulf War of the early 1990s and in the latest war in Iraq, as well as in Panama and the Balkans.
Today, "Tuskegee Airmen" refers to all who were involved in the "Tuskegee Experiment," the Army Air Corps' program to train African Americans to fly and maintain combat aircraft.
development of operating procedures, and work with Martin were mostly Burnett's doing and saved what became one of the great combat aircraft in Europe.

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