shuttle bombing

shuttle bombing

[′shəd·əl ‚bäm·iŋ]
(ordnance)
Bombing of objectives, utilizing two bases; a bomber formation bombs its target, flies on to its second base, reloads, and returns to its home base, again bombing a target if required.
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What's even more instructive is in this business of this shuttle bombing was the notion of flying fighters alongside the B-17s and the B-24s to provided that force protection.
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