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bomber

[′bäm·ər]
(aerospace engineering)
An airplane specifically designed to carry and drop bombs. Also known as bombardment aircraft.

bomber

An aircraft designed to carry and release bombs at long ranges. The term these days is used mainly for strategic aircraft.
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Body parts of the bombers were sent to forensics for DNA tests, however, the identities of both the men still remain to be ascertained.
The book splendidly describes the strategic and operational uses of air power at sea, and the details of air combat as experienced by fighters, dive bombers and torpedo bombers in the three extraordinary squadrons that comprised Air Group 15.
At the same time, however, the Russian bombers are reported to have caused alarmed the Turkish Air Force, with unofficial information saying that the Turkish military immediate flew two F-16 fighters to escort the Russian bombers.
The Bombers came out fighting in the third period and had put another four points on the board before the Celts could respond - but they did respond with some amazing offensive combinations.
In the first attack, a suicide bomber driving an explosive- laden truck and blew it up in front of Musayi district on the outskirt of capital city Kabul at 07:30 a.
Because a global power must have the ability to deter, it needs a credible force of nuclear bombers.
When play resumed Bombers went shorthanded and Hawks' response was to pull their keeper to increase their outfield numbers.
As the bombers got about 500 miles out from the US ships, four F/A-18 fighters were launched from the Nimitz.
I learned that suicide bombers think they have no reason to live.
The NAMA Bombers contribution of the autographed Wild Hogs movie poster raised over $500 for the ABEF Auction.
In Joseph Castelo's decidedly less nuanced The War Within (Magnolia Pictures, 2005), Pakistani bomber Hassan (Ayad Akhtar) has become a man possessed by monstrous hate.
bombers were lost while being escorted by Tuskegee Airmen in Europe.