gunship

[ guhn-ship ]
/ ˈgʌnˌʃɪp /

noun

a helicopter or fixed-wing airplane armed with rapid-fire guns or cannons and used to provide close air support for troops in combat.

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Origin of gunship

First recorded in 1965–70; gun1 + ship1
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