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.
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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.
Airmen concluded that the best way to prevent an invasion was to sink ships using horizontal bombing at high altitude before an enemy could land.