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fighter-bombers

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  • Tanks, armored personnel carriers, artillery and infantry weapons of all sorts were lavished on Saigon's army and jet fighter-bombers and helicopters on its air force.

    In Bob Woodward's 'Obama's Wars,' Neil Sheehan sees parallels to Vietnam

  • The more the Pentagon pumps money into new fighter-bombers, the more its foes will opt for shadowy, irregular warfare.

    Matthew Yglesias » Defending Countries that Don’t Defend Themselves

  • Yet according to Mr. Gates, North Korea will likely be capable of fielding intercontinental ballistic missiles by 2016; China will soon have its own fleet of stealth fighter-bombers; and Iran may soon have nuclear weapons.

    The Case for Reviving the F-22 Fighter

  • There was a grand bargain, however; the money saved from scrapping the escort vessels and submarines would be used to buy the new aircraft carriers and a complement of naval fighter-bombers.

    Sheldon Filger: Kiss the Royal Navy Goodbye: UK Economic Crisis Sinks the Fleet

  • But where are the protests from this community when, as it still regularly does, Israel uses fighter-bombers and tanks against the civilian Palestinian Arab population of the occupied territories, for whose security it is supposed to be responsible under the Geneva conventions?

    Letters: Discredited foreign policy doctrines

  • A U-2 flight over British bases in Cyprus revealed large numbers of bombers and transport planes, and another U-2 pilot photographed a squadron of French fighter-bombers on an Israeli airfield.22

    Eisenhower 1956

  • Officials said military staffs were putting the final touches on rules of engagement and on plans to deploy fighter-bombers, tankers, helicopters and surveillance planes to several air bases along Europe's southern rim.

    France fires on Libyan military vehicle

  • The JCS quickly approved the bombing of two more dams by fighter-bombers to inundate jet airfields at Namsi and Taechon.

    Between War and Peace

  • Fifth Air Force fighter-bombers hit the Toksan and Chasan Dams in mid-May, one of the most vulnerable times for newly planted rice, followed by Bomber Command night missions against Kuwonga Dam.

    Between War and Peace

  • Strategic Air Command dominated the air force, and even its Tactical Air Command came to focus primarily on delivering nuclear weapons with its fighter-bombers.

    Between War and Peace

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