What is fighter?

  • (noun): A high-speed military or naval airplane designed to destroy enemy aircraft in the air.
    Synonyms: fighter aircraft, attack aircraft
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on fighter:

Interceptor Aircraft - Fleet Defense Fighters in The United States Navy
... of a large F-111B fleet air defense fighter, but this project was cancelled too ... This aircraft was well-capable of fighter-to-fighter combat, as well as air interdiction missions, so it does not exactly fit the "pure" interceptor niche ... Both the fighter and the missile were retired in 2006 ...
XIX Tactical Air Command - History - Components
100th Fighter Wing 1 November 1944-August 1945 303d Fighter Wing 1 November 1944-15 December 1944 48th Fighter Group 28 April-August 1945 358th Fighter Group 16 January–July ...
23rd Air Division (United States) - History - Components - Interceptor Units
1st Fighter Wing (Air Defense) Selfridge AFB, Michigan, 1–31 December 1969 343rd Fighter Group (Air Defense) Duluth Airport, Minnesota, 19 November 1969 ... Sawyer AFB, Michigan, 19 November 1969-30 April 1971 87th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron K ...
391st Fighter Squadron
... The 391st Fighter Squadron (391 FS) is part of the 366th Fighter Wing at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho ...
XIII Fighter Command - Units
... 18th Fighter Group, 11 March 1943 – 15 March 1946 347th Fighter Group, 13 January 1943 – December 1945 414th Fighter Group, 23 December 1945 – 15 March 1946 ...

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