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Definition of "attack aircraft" []

  • A high-speed military or naval airplane designed to destroy enemy aircraft in the air (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "attack aircraft" in a sentence
  • "The next-generation light attack aircraft was Vought's A-7 Corsair II, bearing a family resemblance to the Crusader."
  • "The third product that Embraer began in its early years was a jet trainer and ground attack aircraft called the Xavante, named after a Brazilian Indian tribe."
  • "An Iron Hand section was composed of an attack aircraft — A-4 or A-7 — packing two Shrikes, escorted by an F-4 or F-8 fighter."