fighter interceptor


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fighter interceptor

[′fīd·ər ‚in·tər′sep·tər]
(aerospace engineering)
A fighter aircraft designed to intercept and shoot down enemy aircraft.
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Today, NORAD fighter interceptor duty officers also execute the commander's strategic planning and tasking guidance in times of increased tensions or threat.
51ST FIGHTER INTERCEPTOR WING OF THE KOREAN WAR Sept.
On 4 July 1989, the pilot of a MiG-23 fighter interceptor assigned to an aviation unit of the Northern Group of Forces during a training mission had to eject immediately after takeoff and survived.
During his second combat tour in Korea, Parr, now a captain, flew with the 335th Fighter Interceptor Squadron of the 4th Fighter Interceptor Wing.
433rd Fighter Interceptor Squadron Oct 13-16, 2016, Fairborn, OH.
The 319th Fighter Interceptor Squadron does have its own veterans group that covers from the Korean War until the squadron was de-activated in 1977.
(14.) "Historical Record of the 319th Fighter Interceptor Squadron (ADC), 1 January 30 September 1964." K-SQ-FI-319-HI, 1964.
Having won his wings, Marrett received his assignment to the 84th Fighter Interceptor Squadron at Hamilton AFB, Calif., where he flew the McDonnell F-101B Voodoo.
The 68th Fighter Interceptor Squadron will hold a reunion June 7-9, 2007, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Following a succession of command assignments, he retired in November 1967, as commander of the 52d Fighter Interceptor Wing at Suffolk County AFB, New York.
To localise the air attack threat, a pair of high-altitude MiG-31 fighter interceptors scrambled from the Kamchatka airfield.
Cuban fighter interceptors downed two of the planes, killing four men (see NotiSur, 1996-03-01).