Definition/Scope: A twin turbofan, dual-crew, supersonic, all-weather, long-range interceptor designed to operate from aircraft carriers. It carries a wide assortment of air-to-air and air-to-ground missiles and conventional ordnance. Primary mission is long-range fleet air defense with secondary close air support capability. Designated as F-14.
Broader Terms:fighter aircraft
Narrower Terms:Beyond Visual Range
Related Terms:naval aircraft