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offset bombing[′ȯf‚set ′bäm·iŋ]
Any bombing procedure which employs a reference or aiming point other than the actual target.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Any bombing procedure that employs a reference or aiming point other than the actual target. This type of bombing is employed when the target cannot be seen or is a poor reference point. When employed, the compensating factors are either set into the bombsight or computed by the crew or the bombardier.
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