fighter-bomber


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fighter-bomber

Fighter aircraft capable of carrying and delivering air-to-surface weapons. The aircraft is capable of defending itself though its maneuverability may be somewhat less than an air-superiority fighter. See also fighter.
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Turning to fighter-bombers, it lists 70 examples of the JH-7/JH-7A, and 118 aged Q-5 ground attack aircraft.
Navy fighters, fighter-bombers, dive-bombers, and torpedo-bombers (Hellcats, Avengers, Helldivers, and more) carried out with a vengeance, striking airfields, industrial targets, and coastal facilities while flying into the teeth of Japanese air defenses.
The Su-34 fighter-bomber has been tested in the war against ISIL in Syria where the aircraft arrived among the first Russian forces in 2015.
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Colin, 32, flies pounds 12million fighter-bomber planes out of RAF Lossiemouth, in Moray.
Russia has already begun deliveries of Su-30 fighter-bomber aircraft to the People's Republic of China (PRC).
He and three friends walked onto a runway at an air force base in North Carolina in 1993, and started hammering on a fighter-bomber parked there.
This is a tinier commitment than that of other industrialized countries and less than the money spent for one fighter-bomber. And that sum pales in comparison to the $1.6 billion proposed by the Clinton Administration for Colombia, ostensibly to fight the war on drugs but really to deal with rebellion.