Multirole combat aircraft

United States Air Force F-35A Lightning II, fifth-generation multirole stealth fighters

A multirole combat aircraft (MRCA) is a combat aircraft intended to perform different roles in combat.[1] A multirole fighter is a multirole combat aircraft which is, at the same time, also a fighter aircraft; in other words, an aircraft whose various roles include, among others, the role of air-to-air combat.

  1. ^ "multirole"; Archived 2012-05-02 at the Wayback Machine. Military-Dictionary.org. Cambridge Dictionary only list "multirole", and not "multi-role".