Fighter Escort Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
1.) An offensive counterair operation providing dedicated protection sorties by air-to-air capable fighters in support of other offensive air and air support missions over enemy territory, or in a defensive counterair role to protect high value airborne assets.
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Term Classification: operations
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