29, 2015, published by openDemocracy.net), the author, Daniele Archibugi, maintains that 'bombing from the air is not only ineffective; it is counterproductive, especially against a nonterritorial entity such as Isis,' and that 'air strikes do not manage to eliminate actual or potential terrorists or suicide bombers.' Some war historians say that even the so-called 'precision bombing
' resorted to by the Allied forces was found to be 'ineffective because the technology did not allow for sufficient accuracy...
is another example of a surgical strike carried out by aircraft - it can be contrasted against carpet bombing, the latter which results in high collateral damage and a wide range of destruction over an affected area which may or may not include high civilian casualties.
During the war, precision bombing
of the exactness needed to pinpoint target enemy factories and installations wasn't possible.
Surely, rather than occupying Iraq once again, it would be more effective for Nato to provide air cover and special forces to guide their precision bombing
operations together with a much better equipped Iraqi force.
In his discussion of Bomber Command in World War II, he ignores the failure of RAF pre-war theory that called for daylight precision bombing
(discarded almost immediately because of unacceptable losses to German fighters), the switch to a night precision bombing
campaign (discarded subsequently due to an inability to navigate accurately at night to a target city, let alone a factory), and the final choice of night area bombardment that destroyed a lot of housing but failed to seriously disrupt German industrial production.
LeMay's shift from high-altitude precision bombing
to low-altitude area incendiary bombing brought about the destruction of Japan's dispersed urban industries and, Wolk maintains, the collapse of its will to continue prosecuting the war.
30, New Orleans: Lagniappe Lecture: "The B-17 Flying Fortress." Discussion of the B-17 and its role in the precision bombing
If America's track record in precision bombing
is anything to go by in recent years, then a lot of them will not be supporters of the Syrian leadership.
We do the same activities, the same precision bombing
," the soft-spoken 26-year-old said of her male colleagues at Mushaf base in north Pakistan, where neatly piled warheads sit in sweltering 50 degree Celsius heat.
Defence minister Philip Dunne said Paveway bombs were "the backbone of the RAF's precision bombing
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After a lot of ups and downs, the results were good enough to order modifications to some Lancaster bombers and the formation of a special precision bombing