bombsight

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bombsight

[′bäm ‚sīt]
(ordnance)
A device which determines, or enables a bombardier to determine, the point in space at which a bomb must be released from an aircraft in order to hit a target.
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That morning when the theft of the bomb sight was discovered there had been quite a stink at the office.
Every inch of space in the barracks and hangars was searched but the bomb sight could not be found.
Rhys-Harden's flight had been scheduled for a long distance raid into Germany that night and even though the bomb sight was a most important item, flight schedules could not be disrupted because of it.
He had even kidded him about it and Rhys-Harden must have had the bomb sight hidden in the ship even then.
But what if Rhys-Harden managed to grab the bomb sight and come out in a 'chute?
Or, in the case of George Dubya Bush (and public opinion willing, Tony Blair) the prime target in the bomb sights.