escort fighter

a fighter plane equipped to accompany other planes, especially bombers, on missions as a protection against air attack.

1945–50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Escort fighter planes were then sent to protect their own reconnaissance planes.
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