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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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BAGHDAD (NINA) - Army planes killed six terrorists and destroyed a tunnel by an air strike in Atshana mountain range.
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Human and material resources mobilised by the regional anti-natural disaster committee and backed by two National Army planes helped to put out the fire in Skhira (Sejnane) this afternoon, Regional Agricultural Development Commissioner Khelifa Hammami said.
Several times a day, you hear Bashar al-Assad's army planes passing overhead.
China's defence ministry said its army planes in May for the first time flew over the Miyako Strait, between Japan's Miyako and Okinawa Islands.
Anti-aircraft fire repelled the plane, which the official said could have been planning to target army planes and helicopters parked on a nearby landing strip operated by Ras Lanuf oil company.
Meanwhile, more than 20 people were killed and 100 wounded when Syrian army planes bombed parts of northern Syria controlled by IS.
The Pashtuns of North Waziristan were hardly given time to evacuate, but once the army planes flew in, they had no choice but to leave behind their homeland and move into makeshift camps that the government has scampered to set up.
Kumi called upon experts and humanitarian groups to lift the danger of the unexploded ordnance which were dropped by the Sudanese army planes in the SPLM-N held areas during the past months.
According to state-run news agency MENA, the armoured vehicles arrived via army planes and were handed over to the interior ministry.

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