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Escort

 

a military convoy, guard, or accompanying party. Naval escorts consist of forces specially assigned to protect warships and other vessels in transit. Air escorts are usually fighter aircraft designated to accompany air transports and command aircraft. Escort personnel acting as honor guards are assigned to accompany foreign dignitaries and to serve at military burials.

escort

escort
Aircraft assigned to protect friendly aircraft during a mission. Escorts may or may not accompany the main force. In the former case, they are called tied or close escorts, whereas in the latter they are referred to as free escorts. See also close escort and free escort.
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