guided bomb


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guided bomb

[′gīd·əd ′bäm]
(ordnance)
An aerial bomb that is guided in range or azimuth, or both, during its drop.

guided bomb

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Aircraft turns away but continues to guide the laser-guided bomb with its stabilized laser.
A free-fall bomb with a guidance system that is either built in or attached to the bomb. The accuracy of a guided bomb is significantly higher than that of a normal free-fall bomb.
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Air Force awarded a $76 million contract to Lockheed Martin to produce Paveway II Plus Laser Guided Bomb kits.
Air Force for follow-on production of Paveway II Plus Laser Guided Bomb (LGB) kits.
Two GR4s provided vital air support to Peshmerga forces advancing on an ISIL position, conducting a successful precision attack on an armed pick-up truck with a Paveway IV guided bomb," said the ministry statement.
Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) said its dual mode laser guided bomb was successfully employed during recent US Marine Corps weapons and tactics instructor training.
UigFeNtXv6k) Lockheed Martin 's paveway II Dual Mode Laser Guided Bomb (DMLGB) successfully.
Abbreviation codes: AGM Air-to-Ground Missile AIM Air Intercept Missile CBU Cluster Bomb Unit EGBU Enhanced Guided Bomb Unit GBU Guided Bomb Unit GPS/INS Global Positioning System/Internal Navigation System M Army Designation for Unguided Munition Mk Mark (General Purpose Bomb)
UK-based BAE Systems, a global defence and aerospace systems company, has developed a precision guided bomb to enhance the multi-role combat capabilities of its fighter aircraft Eurofighter Typhoon.
Antony had raised serious concerns over reports that the Obama Administration would be providing new sophisticated weapons, including laser guided bomb kits to Pakistan.
AO2 David Mathews installs a set screw after replacing a nose plug on a laser guided bomb unit (GBU) 32 bomb aboard the Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76).
IRAN yesterday said it would use a new guided bomb against its enemies "when the time comes".
The book traces the history of PGMs from World War I; the grainy picture of a destrofyed bridge on the dust cover turns out to be, somewhat surprisingly, not the "Vietnam poster child" for PGMs (the notorious Tranh Hoa Bridge) but a bridge destroyed by an early guided bomb in Burma during World War II.
Near miss; the Army Air Forces' guided bomb program in World War II.