guided bomb

guided bomb
A free-fall bomb with a guidance system that is either built in or attached to the bomb. The accuracy of a guided bomb is significantly higher than that of a normal free-fall bomb.
Aircraft turns away but continues to guide the laser-guided bomb with its stabilized laser.

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  • Guided Bomb Unit-28 — noun a 5,000 pound laser guided bomb that can be programmed to penetrate to a given depth before exploding; used to penetrate hardened underground facilities • Syn: ↑Bunker Buster, ↑GBU 28 • Instance Hypernyms: ↑laser guided bomb, ↑LGB …   Useful english dictionary

  • Laser-guided bomb — A laser guided bomb (LGB) is a precision guided munition (PGM) that uses semi active laser homing to strike a designated target with greater accuracy than a free fall bomb. LGBs are one of the most common and widespread PGMs, used by a large… …   Wikipedia

  • Bat (guided bomb) — Infobox Weapon name= BAT (guided bomb) origin=United States type= Conventional is ranged= is bladed= is explosive=yes is artillery= is vehicle= is UK=yes service = 1942 (Bomb MK 57)cite web|last=|first=|url=http://www.designation… …   Wikipedia

  • laser-guided bomb — noun a smart bomb that seeks the laser light reflected off of the target and uses it to correct its descent laser guided bombs cannot be used in cloudy weather • Syn: ↑LGB • Hypernyms: ↑smart bomb • Instance Hyponyms: ↑Bunker Buster, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • SCALPEL (guided bomb) — SCALPEL is a laser guided bomb produced by Lockheed Martin. The weapon is being developed from the Enhanced Laser Guided Training Round (E LGTR) which is the training version of the Paveway II series of bombs. The rationale behind the system is… …   Wikipedia

  • laser-guided bomb — /ˌleɪzə gaɪdəd ˈbɒm/ (say .layzuh guyduhd bom) noun a bomb fitted with a guidance system that detects laser energy and guides the weapon to a target illuminated by an external laser source. Also, LGB …  

  • bomb — n. 1) to detonate, explode, set off; drop; fuse a bomb 2) to plant a bomb 3) to deactivate, defuse a bomb 4) to dispose of an unexploded bomb 5) an atom, atomic, fission, nuclear; fusion, hydrogen; neutron bomb 6) a clean; dirty bomb 7) a buzz;… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • bomb — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. [bomb]shell; slang, flop (See failure). See arms. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. weapon, missile, high explosive, charge, bombshell, grenade; see also explosive , mine 2 , nuclear bomb , shell 2 . Types of… …   English dictionary for students

  • laser-guided bomb — explosive device that locates and strikes its target using laser beams for guidance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Bomb — A bomb is any of a range of devices that typically rely on the exothermic chemical reaction of an explosive material to produce an extremely sudden and violent release of energy. (A nuclear weapon employs chemical based explosives to initiate a… …   Wikipedia

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