fighter-interceptor

[fahy-ter-in-ter-sep-ter]
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noun Military.

a fighter plane used for the defense of a region against air attack, especially by attacking bombers.

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  • In 1973 there were six fighter-bomber, twelve fighter-interceptor, and three reconnaissance squadrons.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria

    Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole