fighter-bomber


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fighter-bomber

Fighter aircraft capable of carrying and delivering air-to-surface weapons. The aircraft is capable of defending itself though its maneuverability may be somewhat less than an air-superiority fighter. See also fighter.
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The Su-34 fighter-bomber has been tested in the war against ISIL in Syria where the aircraft arrived among the first Russian forces in 2015.
lt;BA wall of flames in the wake of the Hawker Hunter fighter-bomber as it plowed into cars on a busy dual carriageway near the Shoreham Air Show in West Sussex last year
The book also serves as a good synopsis of America's Air Force fighter-bomber war efforts in Korea.
58TH FIGHTER-BOMBER WING (KOREA & ALL MEMBERS TO DATE) ALL THREE SQUADRONS--June 6-11, 2006, Omaha, Nebraska, Contact Jean Kupferer, Phone (812) 945-7649, Email jkupferer@insightbb.
THE opening salvoes in the war to remove Iraqi President Saddam Hussein relied on tried and tested cruise missiles and precision-guided bombs dropped by US Air Force stealth fighter-bombers.
The PRC has already purchased 76 Su-30MKK "land" fighter-bombers, of which about 50 have been delivered.
He and three friends walked onto a runway at an air force base in North Carolina in 1993, and started hammering on a fighter-bomber parked there.
This is a tinier commitment than that of other industrialized countries and less than the money spent for one fighter-bomber.
The pilot of a Stealth F-117A Nighthawk fighter-bomber was downed 28 miles north of Belgrade late on Saturday.
The 13 weapon systems include the following aircraft: A10 close air support aircraft, B1 long-range bomber, B52 bomber, C5 heavy-cargo transport, C17 strategic airlift transport, E3 Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft, E4 National Airborne Operations Center (NAOC) aircraft, F4 fighter-bomber, F15 tactical fighter, F16 fighter-attack aircraft, KC10 tanker-cargo aircraft, KC135 aerial refueling tanker, and T1A medium-range jet trainer.
A separate bomber aviation regiment of the Southern Military District, located in the Rostov Region, received yet another frontline Su-34 fighter-bomber," the statement said.
After the war, he commanded a fighter-bomber wing, based in France, was deputy chief of operations of the Seventeenth Air Force in Germany, and commander of the Duluth Air Defense Sector in Minnesota.