synchronous radar bombing

synchronous radar bombing

[′siŋ·krə·nəs ′rā‚där ‚bäm·iŋ]
(ordnance)
A kind of radar bombing in which special airborne radar equipment containing rate and steering mechanisms is used to control the direction of flight of the bombing aircraft, solve the bombing problem, and automatically drop bombs at the proper release point.
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Also called synchronous radar bombing and buddy bombing, this method required the EB-66 navigator to use his K-5 radar bombing navigation system to detect the target and send a signal tone to the F-105s to drop their bombs.
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