Norden bombsight

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Norden bombsight

[′nȯrd·ən ′bäm‚sīt]
(ordnance)
A gyroscopically stabilized synchronizing bombsight used mainly for synchronous bombing but useful for fixed-angle bombing.
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Using the highly accurate Norden bomb sight in their B-17 Flying Fortresses, they insisted on carrying out precision daylight attacks on specific military and industrial targets, perhaps heeding Eaker's warning that "we should never allow the history of this war to convict us of throwing the strategic bomber at the man in the street.
Employing 2,800 workers, the Naval Air Warfare Center (NAWC) had been a part of Indianapolis since 1942, when tile facility manufactured Norden bomb sights for World War If bombers.