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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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BEIRUT: Israeli warplanes conducted mock raids over south Lebanon Monday night, hours after Israeli warplanes struck Syrian air defense units, local media reported.
It followed an air raid carried out overnight bySyrian or Russian warplanes which killed four medical workers and at least nine rebel fighters near Aleppo, said Observatory
Israeli warplanes also shelled an empty plot of land in al-Surani area, east of Gaza city, creating a deep hole in the area and spreading panic among children.
According to local TV, the warplane, which was believed to be on a reconnaissance mission, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile.
At approximately 20:50, an Israeli warplane launched a missile at a poultry farm belonging to Akram Abu 'Ouda in al-Sikka Street in Beit Hanoun.
Iraq's Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has called on France to give his country advanced warplanes to boost the defense capacities of the Iraqi military, the pan-Arab daily AL HAYAT reported Friday.
Cabin crew reassured passengers and, after radio contact was re-established, the warplane was called off, PA News reported.
Reports said the warplane was sent up when the jet, carrying 126 passengers and five crew, temporarily lost radio contact with air traffic controllers.
Wednesday night, Bacon said a NATO warplane had attacked a military vehicle and that the pilot then broke off his attack when he saw there were civilian vehicles in the convoy.
Clark, on Monday asked the Pentagon to contribute about 300 more warplanes to the fight against Yugoslavia, in what would make possible a rapid and strident expansion of NATO's attacks.
Russia is ongoing its operations in Syria with strategic bombardment warplane Tu-22 and air jets, taking off from Syria airbase.
SANA'A, June 18--Two Yemeni pilots were handed six-month suspended prison sentences Monday by a military court in Sana'a for refusing to fly what they say was an out of service warplane.