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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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The best solution of the problem also gave the probability of failure destroying all targets by bomber aircrafts was 0.
Such top of the range fighter bomber aircraft could also strengthen Ethiopia's air force, which still operates a large fleet of aging Su-27 fighters.
Bomber aircraft had to fly straight and level when approaching their targets to have a hope of hitting anything, but this made them relatively easy pickings for fighters and anti-aircraft guns.
THE last flying Vulcan bomber aircraft flew over the North East on Saturday as part of a farewell tour of the country.
ISLAMABAD -- The Indo-Pakistan War of 1965 saw the Indian and Pakistani Air Forces (PAF) engaged in large-scale aerial combat against each other for the first time since the independence of Pakistan and PAF also used its C-130 fleet as a bomber aircraft for air missions.
Another important task for the Star fighters was the interception of intruding IAF Canberra bomber aircraft.
The international coalition led by the United States uses offensive fighter and bomber aircraft and drone airplane in its attacks against the terrorist organization Daash which occupies the regions and cities in Iraq and Syria.
Pointing to increasingly aggressive flights by Russian nuclear bomber aircraft off the coast of the UK, he said: "Europe and Russia are not converging with one another so we're going to have to find a new way to coexist with Russia.
Any bomber aircraft sent to any particular city must have at least enough fuel for the round trip plus 100 L for safety reason [16].
Over Thursday and Friday, there were 19 strikes in Syria by coalition fighter and bomber aircraft, as well as drones.
Several tactical units were also hit by fighter and bomber aircraft, as well drones, the statement said.
Then from 2020 the US plans to spend $1trillion on modernising its nuclear weapons, including 12 ballistic missile submarines, 100 new bomber aircraft and 400 or more landbased missiles.