toss bombing


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toss bombing

[′tȯs ‚bäm·iŋ]
(ordnance)
A method of bombing where an aircraft flies on a line toward the target, pulls up in a vertical plane, releasing the bomb at an angle that will compensate for the effect of gravity drop on the bomb.

toss bombing

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A method of bombing where an aircraft flies on a line toward the target, pulls up in a vertical plane, and releases the bomb at an angle that will compensate for the effect of the gravity drop on the bomb.