flying bomb

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flying bomb

[¦flī·iŋ ′bäm]
(ordnance)
Popularly, any explosive robot plane, guided missile, rocket bomb, or the like; specifically, the German V-1 explosive robot plane of World War II.
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At peak, more than one hundred V-1s a day were fired at south-east England.
After this, the V-1s were directed at the port of Antwerp and other targets in Belgium, with 2,448 V-1s being launched.
Naturally enough, that incident raised my level of interest in the V-1. In the days and weeks to follow, the sight and sound of flying bombs coming past my home was part of everyday life.
In the V-1, range along the route was measured by a propeller on the nose turning a counting mechanism.
Then, as the discussion was drawing to a close, he mentioned in passing that he was involved with a project to jam the V-1 flying bomb.
When I told him of my wartime experiences with the V-1, he opened up.
Table 1 compares a number of properties for an unfilled PP homopolymer with non-halogenated V-0 and V-1 formulations containing SFR-100 resin and a commercial, halogenated V-0 PP composition.