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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Players will not only get to interact with a selection of faithfully inspired characters and aliens of the Men in Black franchise but will have access to special equipment ranging from the Neuralyzer and Gravity Bombs, to the famous Noisy Cricket as well.
tactical nuclear weapons for more than 40 years, including 90 B61 gravity bombs.
Turkey is one of the six NATO countries that have hosted US tactical nuclear weapons for more than 40 years, including 90 B61 gravity bombs.
It will also have many kinds of gravity bombs and grenade launchers.
In B83 one-megaton nuclear gravity bombs in Weapons Storage Area, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, 1995, a man sweeps the floor with a household broom next to gleaming nose cones: an ordinary chore chillingly transformed in the face of these extraordinarily destructive objects.
It's the only way that a 50-year-old B-52, built to penetrate Soviet air defenses with a couple of B53 nuclear gravity bombs, could, in Afghanistan in 2001, provide immediate firepower to a special forces trooper charging an enemy position on horseback, Light Brigade-style.
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.
The Paveway II Plus Laser Guided Bomb (LGB) is an advanced weapon with capacity to convert conventional gravity bombs into precision-guided munitions.
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.