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fighter aircraft

[¦fīd·ər ′er‚kraft]
(aerospace engineering)
A military aircraft designed primarily to destroy other aircraft in the air; may also be used to bomb military targets; it is maneuverable and has a high rate of climb.
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MOSCOW, Nov 28 (KUNA) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered Saturday several economic and trade sanctions on Turkey in retaliation for the downing of a Russian jetfighter near the Syrian border on Tuesday.
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An Iraqi jetfighter bombed targets belonging to ISIL in Rihaneh and Jazeera villages in Anbar that led to death and injuries of a number of ISIL elements, said Iraqi defense ministry in a statement.
The Palestinian News Agency (WAFA) reported that two children were hit and wounded by shrapnel from a rocket fired by an Israeli F16 jetfighter which targeted a tunnel in east Rafah city in south Gaza Strip.
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