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guided bomb

[′gīd·əd ′bäm]
(ordnance)
An aerial bomb that is guided in range or azimuth, or both, during its drop.

guided bomb

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Aircraft turns away but continues to guide the laser-guided bomb with its stabilized laser.
A free-fall bomb with a guidance system that is either built in or attached to the bomb. The accuracy of a guided bomb is significantly higher than that of a normal free-fall bomb.
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Yassin and Balaban precision-guided munitions (PGM) and a new generation of Qaem electro-optical guided bomb were unveiled earlier this month in a ceremony in Tehran where General Hatami was present.
Therefore, on Wednesday (27th May 2015), the Coalition Air Forces performed an air mission on the building where leaders from Al-Houthi armed militias were present, located east of (Al-Rahidah) City of Taizz Governorate using one guided bomb which hit the target.
A smart bomb, also known guided bomb is a precision-guided munition designed to achieve a smaller Circular error probable (CEP).
The guided bomb, released from an Indian Air Force aircraft and guided through precision navigation system, reached the targets at greater than 70 km range with high accuracies, it said.
So, in 2001 we were qualified for Paveway-II laser guided bomb kits by the US Air Force and the US Navy ...
Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed two recent flight tests of the new dual mode plus laser guided bomb (LGB) at the Naval Air warfare center weapons division in China Lake, California, the company said.
According to a Defense Security Cooperation Agency announcement, the US has approved the sale to Israel of over 20,000 guided bomb kits and 8,650 associated warheads, including additional 5,000 lb 'bunker busters' - as well as 250 AIM-120C Advanced Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAMs) and 3,000 AGM-114K/R Hellfire missiles.
"Two GR4s provided vital air support to Peshmerga forces advancing on an ISIL position, conducting a successful precision attack on an armed pick-up truck with a Paveway IV guided bomb," said the ministry statement.
UK-based BAE Systems, a global defence and aerospace systems company, has developed a precision guided bomb to enhance the multi-role combat capabilities of its fighter aircraft Eurofighter Typhoon.
AO2 David Mathews installs a set screw after replacing a nose plug on a laser guided bomb unit (GBU) 32 bomb aboard the Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76).
The book traces the history of PGMs from World War I; the grainy picture of a destrofyed bridge on the dust cover turns out to be, somewhat surprisingly, not the "Vietnam poster child" for PGMs (the notorious Tranh Hoa Bridge) but a bridge destroyed by an early guided bomb in Burma during World War II.
Near miss; the Army Air Forces' guided bomb program in World War II.