Definition of Gravity bomb
1. Noun. A bomb that falls because of gravity and is not guided to a target.
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Literary usage of Gravity bomb
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1. Effects of Nuclear Earth-penetrator And Other Weapons by Nas (2005)
"B61-11 EARTH-PENETRATING BOMB The B6l-ll was developed to replace the B53 gravity bomb, which had entered the stockpile in 1962. In 1988 an interim nuclear ..."
2. French Security And Defence Policy: Current Developments And Future Prospects by Fredrik Wetterqvist (1993)
"... three with 45 Jaguar A with one nuclear AN- 52 gravity bomb each, and one with 15 Mirage 2000N low-altitude non-nuclear penetration aircraft carrying ..."
3. Future Air Force Needs for Survivability by National Research Council (U.S.) (2006)
"... persistence in an attack role can be achieved in three ways: (1) by loitering over the vicinity of a potential target and delivering a gravity bomb, ..."
4. Bosnia: Country Handbookedited by Diane Publishing Staff, Diane Publishing edited by Diane Publishing Staff, Diane Publishing (1998)
"It combines the warhead from a 275-kg gravity bomb with the motors from four 122-mm rockets. During descent, a parachute deploys to stabilize the rocket. ..."
5. The Foundations of US Air Doctrine: The Problem of Friction in War by Barry D. Watts (1984)
"... broad claim about the destructive potential of aerial weapons by noting that one large gravity bomb "hitting a battleship will completely destroy it. ..."
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