horizontal bombing

horizontal bombing

[‚här·ə′zänt·əl ′bäm·iŋ]
(ordnance)
Bombing from an airplane in horizontal flight, as distinguished from dive bombing, glide bombing, toss bombing, and the like. Also known as level bombing.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The Navy also experimented with horizontal bombing techniques.
An aerial view of "Battleship Row," beside Ford Island, during the early part of the horizontal bombing attack on the ships moored there as photographed from a Japanese aircraft.
Developing an aiming device for level, horizontal bombing resulted in the Norden bombsight, virtually useless for skip bombing.

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