glide bomb(redirected from Glider bomb)
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glide bomb[′glīd ‚bäm]
A bomb fitted with airfoils to provide lift, released in the direction of a target by an airplane.
A bomb, fitted with airfoils, that is carried and released in the direction of a target by an aircraft. A glide bomb travels much farther than an ordinary bomb. It can be released at low levels with ranges from 4 to 6 miles (6–10 km). The airfoils fitted on the glide bomb provide it lift and assist in guiding it, as they act as control surfaces.