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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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If history repeats with the 2018 bomber, the Air Force might field its interim fix in the mid to late 2020s with far fewer bombers than planned.
The bombers were among four Russian Tupolev 95s launched from Ukrainka in the middle of the night, including one that Japanese officials say violated their country's airspace.
This book contains a lot of pictures that include different types of bombers and the results of the bombings, which gave me a better image of the topic.
Some people would say that is cheating, but I think it says this isn't my first road trip," says Jeremy Povenmire, NAMA Bombers VP.
TERRORISTS HAVE BEEN A HOLLYWOOD STAPLE SINCE Hitchcock introduced the mad bomber in Sabotage (1936) and unleashed foreign sleeper agents on American landmarks in Saboteur (1942).
bombers were lost while being escorted by Tuskegee Airmen in Europe.
He focused on the report that one of the bombers had tried, unsuccessfully thank God, to detonate his lethal device beside a woman holding a baby.
Modification kits built principally in Maryland will be installed on 67 bombers at bases in Texas, South Dakota and Oklahoma, and the upgraded aircraft will be tested at Edwards Air Force Base.
Windridge's second of the game with four minutes remaining, also on the powerplay, gave Bombers victory and a trip north nest week.
Examples of the profiles include the following: Head coach Reg Threlfall, who led the Bombers to Cup championships in 1939 and 1941, Fritzie "Galloping Ghost" Hanson, who still holds the Canadian Football League's record for amassing 300 yards in punt returns in the 1935 Grey Cup game, and contemporary heroes like Milt Stegall, arguably one of the best receivers in Canadian Football League history.
Many of the remaining pilots were assigned to the 477th Medium Bombardment Group, which was later made into the 477th Composite Group which included, P-47 Thunderbolt fighters, complimented by B-25 Mitchell bombers.
FOUR failed suicide bombers desperate to committ mass murder were STILL on the loose last night.