gravity bomb

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Synonyms for gravity bomb

a bomb that falls because of gravity and is not guided to a target


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It also dropped gravity bombs, and the North American Hobos and Texas Instruments (now Raytheon) Paveway bombs.
It has an unrefueled combat range in excess of 8,800 miles However, the Stratofortress, which can carry the widest array of weapons in the US inventory, including gravity bombs, cluster bombs, up to 20 precision guided missiles and joint direct attack munitions, at heights of up to 50,000 ft, is scheduled to remain in service until 2045.
Bombers cleared the way, dropping more than 350 precision-guided and gravity bombs and at least one 2,000lb thermobaric bomb which creates a massive fireball to suck air from of the caves.
It can carry gravity bombs, cluster bombs, precision guided missiles, and joint direct attack munitions with worldwide precision navigation capability.
Smart bombs and missiles in Afghanistan have already given way to gravity bombs and cluster bombs and stray munitions of all sorts.
Moreover, Syria is reported to have tipped its Scud missiles with nerve gas and to have developed chemical gravity bombs for delivery by aircraft.
Several years ago, the Defense Department set out to convert thousands of gravity bombs into ``smart'' bombs that can be guided with some precision.
Players can propel their customized ship through space, fire torpedoes and unleash deadly gravity bombs as they try to climb the leader board.
According to two former officials, several groups of missile-armed Predators -- some of which are equipped with laser-guided gravity bombs -- are based in the region.
The JDAMs are gravity bombs equipped with a GPS-guidance tailkit.
Additionally, the game features over 10 unique weapons, including morning-stars and gravity bombs, an immersive storyline, true squad AI, and an all new advanced graphics engine that allows for in-game streaming video, stunning graphics and explosive special effects.