A practitioner of one of the few European martial arts
still in general circulation, fencers are divided into three groups based on their choice of weapon. These are foil
, and sabre
. The only other widely practiced competitive martial arts from Europe are boxing
Fencer is also the NATO codename of the Soviet-designed Su-24 fighter/bomber aircraft. This is roughly similar to the older US F/B-111 Aardvark.